Jonathan Mincer

Jonathan Mincer is an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP. As a student at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, he served as the founding Editor-in-Chief of RegBlog. He has also clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and worked as an attorney at the Federal Trade Commission.

The Student Side of RegBlog

Past and present editors share how RegBlog has shaped their legal education—and careers.

Simplicity Trumps Logical Coherence

The Supreme Court upholds its concededly “incorrect” ban on post-expiration patent royalties.

When a State Agency is Not a State Actor

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide when a state agency is immune from federal antitrust law.

Administration Articulates Only Fine Distinctions in Defending Health Care Reform

Solicitor General limits his Supreme Court arguments to the specifics of health insurance.

Court Misapplies First Amendment to Strike Down FDA Cigarette Warning Labels

A district court judge invents strict scrutiny requirement for commercial speech.

Internet Companies’ Speech Does Not Deserve Special Treatment

It is inconsistent to support Wikipedia’s blackout while protesting the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United.

Advocate on Health Care Act Discusses Supreme Court’s Current Term

A former Solicitor General, who will argue for the act’s unconstitutionality, spoke at Penn Law.

House Committee Holds Hearing on the Regulatory Accountability Act

Witnesses testify on merits of imposing statutory cost-benefit requirements on rulemaking.

Bipartisan Bill Would Add Procedural Hurdles to Agency Rulemaking

Bill places special emphasis on rules with a high impact on the economy.

House Committee Debates Effects of Regulation on Small Business

PPR’s Adam Finkel faces tough questioning in hearing.

GSA Launches Website on Federal Advisory Committees

Website makes FACA data more accessible.

Japan’s Nuclear Disaster Generates Debate Over American Preparedness

Lawmakers study the nuclear disaster in Japan and debate the necessity of improvements to American nuclear safety.