Zachary Piaker  //  1/14/18  //  Topic Update


A federal judge denied Leandra English's motion for a preliminary injunction in the dispute over who is acting director of the CFPB (Buzzfeed).

  • English is expected to appeal the denial (LA Times).

The Federal Circuit said patent owners can appeal determinations by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board that inter partes review proceedings were commenced within the statute of limitations (Reuters).


Updates | The Week of February 19, 2018

2/25/18  //  Daily Update

Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed a new charge against Paul Manafort while Richard Gates pled guilty. Meanwhile, President Trump's proposal to arm teachers drew controversy in Washington.

Jacob Miller

Harvard Law School

Updates | The Week of February 5, 2018

2/11/18  //  Daily Update

The Nunes memo set off aftershocks; agencies scrambled to implement the Trump Administration's policies to mixed effect; and Congress passes a budget after a brief overnight shutdown.

Updates | The Week of January 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

The Government Accountability Office will investigate alleged fraud during the comment period on the FCC's proposed net neutrality rules. President Trump's decision to allow agencies with leftover funding to remain open during the government shutdown may have been illegal.