Randolph J. May

The Free State Foundation

President

P. O. Box 60680

Potomac, MD 20859

United States

http://www.freestatefoundation.org

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

Net Neutrality Mandates: Neutering the First Amendment in the Digital Age

I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society, Vol. 3, No. 1, Spring 2007
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Jun 2007
Randolph J. May
The Free State Foundation
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Net Neutrality, First Amendment, Internet Regulation, Broadband Regulation

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The 'Reason and Nature' of Intellectual Property: Copyright and Patent in The Federalist Papers

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Feb 2014
Randolph J. May and Seth L. Cooper
The Free State Foundation and The Free State Foundation
Downloads 281 (150,602)
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Intellectual property, Federalist Papers, James Madison, Copyright, Patent

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Defining Deference Down: Independent Agencies and Chevron Deference

Administrative Law Review, Vol. 58, p. 429, 2006
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Jul 2006
Randolph J. May
The Free State Foundation
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Chevron, Chevron Deference, Independent Agencies, Judicial Review

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The Public Interest Standard: Is it Too Indeterminate to Be Constitutional?

Federal Communication Law Journal, Vol. 53, May 2001
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Dec 2001
Randolph J. May
The Free State Foundation
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Intellectual Property Rights Under the Constitution's Rule of Law

Perspectives from FSF Scholars, Vol. 9, No. 31
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Oct 2014
Randolph J. May and Seth Cooper
The Free State Foundation and The Free State Foundation
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Copyright, Patent, Intellectual Property, Rule of Law, Constitutional Rights

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Constitutional Foundations of Copyright and Patent in the First Congress

Perspectives from FSF Scholars, May 8, 2014, Vol. 9, No. 18
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 May 2014
Randolph J. May and Seth Cooper
The Free State Foundation and The Free State Foundation
Downloads 218 (192,916)
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Copyright, Patent, Intellectual Property, Constitution, First Congress, James Madison

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Defining Deference Down, Again: Independent Agencies, Chevron Deference, and Fox

Administrative Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 2, p. 433, Spring 2010
Posted: 14 Jun 2010
Randolph J. May
The Free State Foundation
Downloads 168 (242,880)
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Agency Deference, Separation of Powers, Independent Agencies, Chevron Deference

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The Fcc and Telecom Recovery: A Scorecard for Evaluating the New Unbundling Rules

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Nov 2003
Randolph J. May
The Free State Foundation
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Ruling Without Real Rules--Or How to Influence Private Conduct Without Really Binding

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Mar 2002
Randolph J. May
The Free State Foundation
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Intellectual Property Rights and Compulsory Licensing: A First Principles Approach to Reform

Perspectives from FSF Scholars, Vol. 11, No. 39, November 10, 2016
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Dec 2016
Randolph J. May and Seth Cooper
The Free State Foundation and The Free State Foundation
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Intellectual Property Rights, Copyright, Patent, Compulsory Licensing

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Why Stovepipe Regulation No Longer Works: An Essay on the Need for a New Market-Oriented Communications Policy

Federal Communications Law Journal, Vol. 58, 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 30 Jan 2006
Randolph J. May
The Free State Foundation
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Communications Policy, Market-Oriented Regulation, Digital Age Communications Act

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The Constitutional Foundations of Intellectual Property

The Free State Foundation, 'Perspectives from FSF Scholars', Vol. 8, No. 13, May 10, 2013
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 30 Jul 2013
Randolph J. May and Seth Cooper
The Free State Foundation and The Free State Foundation
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intellectual property, natural rights, IP protection, Intellectual Property Clause, John Locke, James Madison

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The Fcc's Tumultuous Year 2003: An Essay on an Opportunity for Institutional Agency Reform

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 Jan 2005
Randolph J. May
The Free State Foundation
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Administrative law, communications law and policy, regulatory reform

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Literary Property: Copyright's Constitutional History and Its Meaning for Today

Perspectives from FSF Scholars, Vol. 8, No. 19, July 2013
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 Aug 2013
Randolph J. May and Seth Cooper
The Free State Foundation and The Free State Foundation
Downloads 118 (320,012)
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Copyright, Intellectual Property, IP Clause, James Madison, Noah Webster

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A Reform Agenda for the New Fcc

INFO: The Journal of Policy, Regulation and Strategy for Telecommunications, Information and Media, Volume 3, No. 5, October 2001
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 May 2002
Randolph J. May
The Free State Foundation
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Communications, regulation, public interest, broadband

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The Common Purposes of Intellectual Property and Antitrust: Promoting Creative and Innovative Output

Perspectives from FSF Scholars, June 6, 2017, Vol. 12, No. 19
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Jun 2017
Randolph J. May and Seth Cooper
The Free State Foundation and The Free State Foundation
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Intellectual Property, Copyright, Patent, Antitrust

17.

Response to Questions in the First White Paper, 'Modernizing the Communications Act'

U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-11
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2014
The Free State Foundation, New York University School of Law, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, Boston College - Law School, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
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Communications Law, FCC, New Communications Act, Digital Age, Telecommunications Regulation

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A Free-Market Scorecard

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 16 Dec 2002
Randolph J. May
The Free State Foundation
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telecom, telecommunications, deregulation

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Liberty of Contract and the Free Market Foundations of Intellectual Property

Perspectives from FSF Scholars, Vol. 11, No. 27, Jul 2016
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Aug 2016
Randolph J. May and Seth Cooper
The Free State Foundation and The Free State Foundation
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Copyright, Patents, Constitution, Liberty of Contract, Intellectual Property

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NFIB V. OSHA: A Unified Separation of Powers Doctrine and Chevron's No Show

South Carolina Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2022
Randolph J. May and Andrew Magloughlin
The Free State Foundation and The Free State Foundation
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separation of powers, nondelegation doctrine, major questions doctrine, Chevron deference, administrative state, legislative power

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The Constitution's Approach to Copyright: Anti-Monopoly, Pro-Intellectual Property Rights

Perspectives from FSF Scholars, Vol. 8, No. 20, August 2013
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 Oct 2013
Randolph J. May and Seth L. Cooper
The Free State Foundation and The Free State Foundation
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Intellectual Property, Copyright, Patent, IP Rights, Intellectual Property Clause

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Adding Fuel to the Fire of Genius: Abraham Lincoln, Free Labor, and the Logic of Intellectual Property

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Feb 2015
Randolph J. May and Seth Cooper
The Free State Foundation and The Free State Foundation
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Intellectual Property Rights, Copyright, Patent, Abraham Lincoln, Free Labor, Reconstruction

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The Logic of International Intellectual Property Protection

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Feb 2016
Randolph J. May and Seth Cooper
The Free State Foundation and The Free State Foundation
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A Modest Plea for FCC Modesty Regarding the Public Interest Standard

Administrative Law Review, Vol. 60, No. 4, 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Feb 2009
Randolph J. May
The Free State Foundation
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broadcast regulation, public interest regulation, FCC regulation

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Unalienable Rights and Alienable Intellectual Property: Why 'Moral Rights' Should Not Be Imported into U.S. Copyright Law

Perspectives from FSF Scholars, December 2017, Vol. 12, No. 46
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Jan 2018
Randolph J. May and Seth Cooper
The Free State Foundation and The Free State Foundation
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Copyright, Intellectual Property, Moral Rights, Copyright Office, Rule of Law

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Charting a New Constitutional Jurisprudence for the Digital Age

Engage, Vol. 9, No. 3, October 2008, Charleston Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Nov 2008
Randolph J. May
The Free State Foundation
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First Amendment, Communications Law, Administrative Law

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Modernizing International Agreements to Combat Copyright Infringement

Perspectives from FSF Scholars, November 16, 2018, Vol. 13, No. 42
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Dec 2018
Randolph J. May and Seth Cooper
The Free State Foundation and The Free State Foundation
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Copyright, Intellectual Property, Trade, International Trade Agreements

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The FCC Threatens the Rule of Law: A Focus on Agency Enforcement and Merger Review Abuses

The Federalist Society Review: Volume 17, Issue 2, June 2016
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 31 May 2016
Randolph J. May and Seth Cooper
The Free State Foundation and The Free State Foundation
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Rule of Law, FCC, Federal Communications Commission, Administrative Agency Enforcement, FCC Merger Review, FCC Process Reform

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Foreword: Communications Law and Policy in the Digital Age — The Next Five Years

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Randolph J. May
The Free State Foundation
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Communications Law, Communications Policy, FCC, Net Neutrality, Spectrum Policy, FCC Reform

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Reasserting the Property Rights Source of IP

The Free State Foundation, 'Perspectives from FSF Scholars', Vol. 8, No. 17, June 13, 2013
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2013
Randolph J. May and Seth L. Cooper
The Free State Foundation and The Free State Foundation
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intellectual property, James Madison, IP Clause

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Reaffirming the Foundations of IP Rights: Copyright and Patent in the Antebellum Era

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Feb 2015
Randolph J. May and Seth Cooper
The Free State Foundation and The Free State Foundation
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Intellectual Property Rights, Copyright, Patent, Antebellum Era

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Modernizing the Copyright Office for the Digital Age Economy

Perspectives from FSF Scholars, Vol. 12, No. 37, 2017
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Nov 2017
Randolph J. May and Seth L. Cooper
The Free State Foundation and The Free State Foundation
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Copyright Office, Copyrights, Register of Copyrights, Library of Congress

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Volition Has No Role to Play in Determining Copyright Infringements

Perspectives from FSF Scholars, Vol. 14, No. 21, 2019
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 02 Oct 2019
Randolph J. May and Seth L. Cooper
The Free State Foundation and The Free State Foundation
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Copyright, Intellectual Property, Online Platform Accountability, Copyright Clause, Copyright Act

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Information Services in the 1990s: A Case Study in Rethinking the Beneficial Uses of Industrial Policy (1993)

High Tech Law Journal, Vol. 8, No. 1, 1993
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2017
Randolph J. May and Richard S. Whitt
The Free State Foundation and GLIA Foundation
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ESPs, FCC, Access Charges, Information Services, Industrial Policy, ESP Exemption