Boston College Law Review

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List of Papers (Total 2,517)

Nothing New, Man!—The Second Circuit’s Clarification of Insider Trading Liability in United States v. Newman Comes at a Critical Juncture in the Evolution of Insider Trading

On December 10, 2014, in United States v. Newman, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit clarified what is required for remote tippees to be liable in insider trading cases. The government has argued that the Newman decision is unprecedented and will make it far more difficult to prosecute insider trading defendants. This Note argues that the Newman decision is...

RATs, TRAPs, and Trade Secrets

Technology has facilitated both the amount of trade secrets that are now stored electronically, and the rise of cyber intrusions. Together, this has created a storm perfectly ripe for economic espionage. Cases involving unknown or anonymous offenders who may not be in the United States and who steal trade secrets using remote access tools (“RATs”) are especially problematic. This...

Journey Out of Neverland: CORI Reform, Commonwealth v. Peter Pon, and Massachusetts’s Emergence as a National Exemplar for Criminal Record Sealing

Even after a criminal case is disposed of and a period of incarceration or probation is completed, individuals who have become involved in the criminal justice system often face a myriad of collateral consequences based on their criminal records. In order to promote reintegration and combat recidivism, many states have taken legislative actions to ease the burden associated with...