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Volume: 29   No. 10

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EPA’s Clean Power Plan: Executive Overreach or Environmental Necessity?

The EPA will finalize this summer a trio of proposed rules to cut carbon pollution, as Kathryn Alfisi reports. Is a Supreme Court showdown with states and the power sector in the offing?

Taking the Stand: Time to Retire the Frye Test

For decades Frye v. United States has been the standard used by the D.C. Courts for admitting expert testimony. Now, as Patrick McGlone writes, the time has come to retire this archaic test.

After Sony

While reports of cyberattacks are increasing, the response by companies and their legal departments can either help or hinder a business in the long run, as Robert W. Walter reports.