Professors Olufunmilayo Arewa of Temple Beasley School of Law, and Matt Stahl of Western University examine racialized contracting and accounting in the recording industry. Their work traces the origins of industry-wide discriminatory practices back to the days when African American slaves were systematically oppressed, controlled, and denied their rights of ownership to any form of property, be it tangible or intangible.
The editors of The Temple 10-Q thought it may help new law students, or those who may know new law students, to have some tips on how to handle the first year of law school, especially in a confusing time during the second year of the pandemic. The advice has a somewhat business-law slant, but applies to all 1Ls. It has two parts: school work and personal/social advice.
Consumer class action lawsuits targeting foods for alleged false and misleading labeling rose sharply in 2020. Although this trend may appear to threaten the food and beverage industry, courts are applying the “reasonable consumer” standard with a “real world” perspective, dismissing cases despite plaintiffs’ alleged subjective confusion about the labeling at issue because the hypothetical “reasonable consumer” would not have been misled.