HBO series VEEP's wild and wacky Selina Meyer is on the edge of being elected President of the United States in her own right. But the race ends in a tie in the Electoral College, 269-269! A constitutional imbroglio ensues, with her crack White House/campaign team trying to figure out what happens next. Tune in!
In a 2-1 decision, the Second Circuit upheld the District Court's finding that Apple had engaged in a per se violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act when it allegedly conspired with book publishers to raise the price of ebooks. In dissent, Justice Jacobs argued that the rule of reason should have been applied rather than the per se rule. I argue here that Justice Jacobs got it right.