Articles Tagged Rodell

Simon A. Rodell, False Statements v. Free Debate: Is the First Amendment a License to Lie in Elections?

60 Fla. L. Rev. 947 (2008) | | | | TEXT :: Rickert v. Public Disclosure Commission, 168 P.3d 826 (Wash. 2007) The petitioner, Marilou Rickert, ran as a Green Party candidate for a seat in the Washington state senate. During her campaign, Rickert distributed a brochure that falsely represented the voting record of her […]

Simon A. Rodell, Plumbing in the Boardroom: Plugging Boardroom Leaks through a Good Faith Duty of Confidentiality

59 Fla. L. Rev. 631 (2007) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: On January 24, 2005, the Wall Street Journal published a front-page article detailing confidential boardroom discussions at Hewlett-Packard’s (H-P) annual board meeting. The article described, in explicit detail, discussions about granting three named senior executives more authority over day-to-day operations of the company […]

Simon A. Rodell, Antitrust Law: The Fall of The Morton Salt Rule in Secondary-Line Price Discrimination Cases

58 Fla. L. Rev. 967 (2006) | | | | TEXT :: Petitioner manufactures and sells custom-made heavy-duty trucks. Respondent and other Volvo dealers bid on sales to specific retail customers. In preparing bids, Respondent and other dealers routinely ask Petitioner for wholesale price concessions, which Petitioner grants selectively. Respondent sued in district court under […]