Posts Tagged ‘featured’

The Promise of Digital LLC, by Oliver Goodenough

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

The Internet is creating a new class of web-based, geographically-dispersed entrepreneurs. Digital communication allows work, capital, and knowledge to come together in a virtual world that can let go of the old necessities of handshakes and paperwork. Until recently, however, the legal frameworks available for structuring these businesses haven’t kept pace. With the advent of […]

A Reflection on Stephen Kosslyn’s talk, from Judith Donath

Monday, February 1st, 2010

A Reflection on Stephen Kosslyn’s talk “Brain Bases of Deception: Why We Probably Will Never Have a Perfect Lie Detector” The premise of lie detection is that there is some perceivable physical sign when someone is lying. We have many beliefs about what these signs may be. For instance, we may want someone to look […]

Fostering Growth Through the Legal System by Robert Litan

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

In 2008, the Kauffman Foundation launched its Law, Innovation, and Growth (LIG) initiative to encourage legal scholars, economists, and other social scientists to examine ways in which the legal system – viewed broadly, and not only in a traditional legal silos (contracts, torts, property, antitrust, and so on) – can be improved to better foster […]