What economic powers does Trump have at his disposal?

Sep 9, 2019
Trump has already invoked the International Emergency Economic Powers Act. Presidential powers don’t stop there.
President Donald Trump in the Oval Office.

Investors finance lawsuits for potentially big returns

Nov 22, 2018
The practice of advancing portions of expected personal injury settlements to plaintiffs draws scrutiny from states.
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Game enthusiasts and industry personnel visit the "Fortnite" exhibit during the Electronic Entertainment Expo E3 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 12, 2018. 
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The EU’s proposed copyright rules could upend the internet economy

Sep 14, 2018
Could this be the beginning of the end of internet memes?
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Someone probably owns most of the things you say

Feb 15, 2018
And that's a problem for people naming new businesses.
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Congress debates easing regulations on self-driving cars

Jul 19, 2017
The measure would be the first significant federal legislation aimed at speeding self-driving cars to market.

The city of Flint is broke, but its water system still needs expensive repairs

Jun 14, 2017
A half-dozen Michigan state officials now face criminal charges for their role in the Flint water crisis. The state cut subsidies for Flint water in March, leaving residents to pay for their water at one of the highest rates in the country. Though the city’s water now meets federal quality standards for lead and copper, […]

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Utah introduces white-collar crime registry

Mar 28, 2016
Why was the online database created, and how effective will it be?
Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes in Salt Lake City, Utah (2014). Reyes says that the state's new "White Collar Crime Offender Registry" will aim to help consumers avoid financial predators. 
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Should law schools pay if students don't get jobs?

Jul 29, 2015
Tuition and debt keep rising. Grads from non-elite schools face a weak market.

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