General Electric doubles down on power and transportation through innovation and Alstom acquisition

General Electric Logo by Jeff Turner. Licensed under CC BY 2.0. The General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) of Fairfield, CT, is a multinational conglomerate with a diverse array of business segments, including appliances, power and water, oil and gas, energy management, healthcare, aviation and transportation. In January, the company announced that it would be moving its […]

Brown on Judicial Power to Regulate Plea Bargaining

Monday, February 1, 2016 Brown on Judicial Power to Regulate Plea Bargaining Darryl K. Brown (University of Virginia School of Law) has postedJudicial Power to Regulate Plea Bargaining(William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 102, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Plea bargaining in the United States is in critical respects unregulated, and […]

‘Coalition’ Attempts Fail to Roadblock the EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Attempts to block the EPA’s Clean Power Plan through the use of a judicial stay have failed and state utilities have been greenlit to begin implementing the CPP. A coalition of various coal and fossil fuel interests failed to convince a panel of judges that they met the “stringent requirements for a pending court review.” […]