• Note to Congress: Please try to keep up


    Max Oppenheimer

    By Max Stul Oppenheimer, Esq.

    That’s a big ask.

    In a previous column, I explained why law always lags technology.

    To summarize, case law is by definition reactive. Courts don’t go out and look for cases; they wait for someone to be upset enough to bring one to them. Legislatures can be proactive, but they can’t act until they realize there’s a problem to be acted upon. So it is not surprising that new issues will arise, and we will need to be patient while solutions are agreed upon.

    But …

    Read the full story in our Plus Newsletter (20.02.0, 2023-01-09).