The Catholic University of America

Student Scholars Series 

2011

The Columbus School of Law Student Scholars Series was instituted by Professor A.G. Harmon in the 2008-2009 academic year to recognize notable legal scholarship produced by members of the student body and to foster the skills associated with presenting and defending that scholarship in a professional conference-style setting.

Again, From the Top! The Continuing Pursuit of a General Public Performance Right in Sound Recordings.
5/11/2011
Congress expressly exempted commercial broadcast radio under U.S. copyright law from paying a royalty to recording artists and record companies when their songs are played on the air. Student Jay All explained the current system, criticized its inequities and proposed some fixes.

"Enough is Enough: India’s Fight Against Seizures of Lawful Generic Medicine"
3/17/2011

Melissa Nonaka examined the growing problem of the interception of much-needed generic drugs by European customs inspectors on sometimes dubious grounds. 

"Combating China's Undervalued Currency: A Subsidy in Fact and Law"
2/22/2011 

Ted Bush argued for a careful reexamination of Chinese exchange rate policy, which has been blamed for the record bilateral trade deficit between the United States and China and the loss of U.S. manufacturing jobs.