Volume 21, Issue 1 - Spring 2017

  • Who Pays When Drones Crash?

    Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

    In his 1942 short story, “Runaround,” Isaac Asimov set forth three “laws” for robots: A robot may not injure a human being, or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. A […]

    Volume 20, Issue 2 - Fall 2016

  • Defending Breakthrough Innovation: The History and Future of State Patent Law

    Max Stul Oppenheimer

    Congress, while enacting at least six major revisions to patent law since 1793, has left the definition of patentable subject matter essentially unchanged. The Supreme Court, on the other hand, has been uncomfortable with the concept for more than a century. Despite this long-standing discomfort, it has struggled to advance a theoretical basis for its […]