Author Archives: Rebekah Runyon

Aubrey Burris, Hell Hath No Fury like a Woman Porned: Revenge Porn and the Need for a Federal Nonconsensual Pornography Statute

Revenge porn is the term used to describe an intimate image or video that is initially shared within the context of a private relationship but is later publicly disclosed, usually on the Internet, without the consent of the individual featured … Continue reading

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Cole Barnett, Is Injury a Tortious Act?: Interpreting Florida’s Long-Arm Statute

Florida Statute § 48.193 enumerates several acts that grant Florida courts personal jurisdiction over nonresident defendants. Under Florida Statute § 48.193(1)(a)(2), nonresident defendants may become subject to personal jurisdiction in Florida by “committing a tortious act within this state.” The … Continue reading

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Brannon P. Denning, One Toke over the (State) Line: Constitutional Limits on “Pot Tourism” Restrictions

Among the myriad legal issues confronting states—like Colorado—that are experimenting with the legalization of marijuana, is the need to regulate “pot tourism” by visitors from other states where marijuana remains illegal. In Colorado, the final recommendations from the Amendment 64 … Continue reading

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Lily Kahng, The Taxation of Intellectual Capital

Intellectual capital—broadly defined to include nonphysical sources of value such as patents and copyrights, computer software, organizational processes, and know-how—has a long history of being undervalued and excluded from measures of economic productivity and wealth. In recent years, however, intellectual … Continue reading

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Paul Rose, Shareholder Proposals in the Market for Corporate Influence

The period from 2003 to 2013 shows a remarkable shift in the use and effectiveness of shareholder proposals. While shareholders pursued many different types of proposals over this period, this Article identifies eight types of proposals as most important to … Continue reading

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Rafael I. Pardo, The Undue Hardship Thicket: On Access to Justice, Procedural Noncompliance, and Pollutive Litigation in Bankruptcy

This Article offers new insights into understanding the complexities and costs of the litigation burden that Congress has imposed on debtors who seek a fresh start in bankruptcy. In order to explore the problems inherent in a system that necessitates … Continue reading

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