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The Race to Gracie Mansion: Interview With Mayoral Candidate Maya Wiley

Maya Wiley, a former attorney for Mayor Bill de Blasio, built a career in civil rights law and a public profile as an MSNBC political analyst before announcing her run for mayor in October 2020. The 57-year-old was raised in Washington, D.C., by a chemistry professor and gallerist who were heavily involved in civil rights activism and local progressive politics. After earning her undergraduate degree in psychology from Dartmouth...

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Trump Should Worry About the Southern District of New York More Than Mueller, Christie Says

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said the Southern District of New York presents more of a “problem and a threat” to President Donald Trump than special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. While Mueller can only investigate potential collusion with Russia during the 2016 presidential campaign, the SDNY has no limit to the scope of what they can investigate. “I always said that Bob Mueller is not what should concern the...

The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016: A Year Later By The Numbers

It has been almost a year since The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) took effect. Since Forbes Magazine called the DTSA the “Biggest IP Development in Years,” we thought it might be helpful to take a look at how often litigants have chosen to use the DTSA in federal cases this past year. Let’s turn to the numbers. Looking at dockets for the First and Second Circuits, since May 2016, we located only 31 complaints that...