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The Cox Law Center, LLC
About Us

Daniel L. Cox

  • Mount Saint Mary's University, Emmitsburg, Maryland, Political Science and French, studied from 1992-95; initiated, Mu Iota Chapter, Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society, 1995.
  • University of Maryland, University College (Adelphi, Maryland), Government and Legal Studies with an emphasis in National Security, Bachelor's of Science degree, 2002.
  • Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Juris Doctor, with Distinction, 2006.
  • Regent Law Honor Council, faculty nominated, student-elected council member and faculty-appointed Solicitor.
  • Regent Trial Advocacy Association, Board Member.
  • Courts:
  • Court of Appeals of Maryland, admitted 2006.
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland, admitted 2007.
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, admitted 2011.
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, admitted 2009.
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, admitted 2009.
The decision by a county judge that nearly forced the suspension of Facebook Inc.’s Whatsapp throughout Brazil this week has added to legal concerns for Web firms in the fast-growing market.
Behind the scenes of the landmark U.S. terrorism prosecutions stemming from 1998 U.S. embassy bombings is Wendy Olsen-Clancy, who plays the key role of making sure witnesses are on hand to testify in trials like the one that ended this week.
Michael Wiles, until recently a partner at New York law firm Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, will be sworn in Tuesday as the newest judge in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York,
Reuters
Law Blog rounds up the morning's legal news. A new era of oversight: The Federal Communications Commission set aside two decades of laissez-faire policy to assert broad authority over the Internet, voting to regulate broadband providers as public utilities and overruling laws in two states that made it harder for cities to offer their own Web service. [WSJ] Foiled by online posts: The alleged aspirations of the three Brooklyn suspects accused of conspiring to aid Islamic State began to take shape last August, when one of them threatened President Barack Obama on an online Uzbek-language message board, drawing the attention of the U.S. Secret Service. [WSJ] Emboldens and challenges: Social-media use by Islamic State and its supporters is creating a challenge for U.S. law enforcement, which is worried about the influence of online propaganda but is also exploiting reliance on the Internet to spot and track potential recruits. [WSJ]
A conservative member of the Federal Trade Commission is pushing the agency to clarify how it will use its powers to police unfair business practices. Commissioner Joshua Wright in a speech Thursday called for an FTC vote that would define the scope of the agency’s authority under a century-old law that gives the commission the power to bring cases against companies that engage in unfair methods of competition.
The Ellen Pao discrimination trial turned from sex to money Thursday, and got right at the heart of the case: Why are nearly all the partners who make the big money at the legendary Silicon Valley venture-capital firm men?
A federal jury has found Khaled al-Fawwaz guilty of participating in a conspiracy by al Qaeda that led to the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in East Africa—another win in the U.S. government’s efforts to prosecute suspected terrorists in civilian courts.
U.S. intelligence officials released their annual “Worldwide Threat Assessment” report. The officials didn't rank threats in order of severity, but here are some of those presented Thursday.
WASHINGTON—The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to move Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama ’s nominee for attorney general, to the Senate floor for a final confirmation vote. The committee approved the nomination of Ms. Lynch, currently Brooklyn’s U.S. Attorney, by a vote of 12 to 8. Republican Sens. Jeff Flake of Arizona, Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Orrin Hatch of Utah joined all of the committee’s Democrats in voting yes.
Law Blog rounds up the morning's legal news. Probing whistleblower treatment: The Securities and Exchange Commission is probing whether companies are muzzling corporate whistleblowers. [WSJ] New bounty program: New York’s Attorney General will propose a whistleblower program that pays bounties, a move that would open the door for big awards to tipsters in banking. [WSJ] Three accused of plot to join ISIS: Three Brooklyn, N.Y., men were arrested and accused of plotting to join or aid Islamic State in Syria, offering a glimpse into the militant group’s recruiting tactics—and how U.S. counterterrorism officials are fighting back. [WSJ] Battle over head scarf: Abercrombie & Fitch Co. found itself decidedly out of fashion at the U.S. Supreme Court, where justices showed little tolerance for the retailer’s rejection of a Muslim job applicant because she wore a head scarf. [WSJ] A blow to licensing boards: The Supreme Court dealt a blow to professional licensing boards that use their powers to limit competition, in a case over teeth-whitening services in North Carolina. [WSJ]
Hundreds of public companies have adopted bylaws over the past two years requiring shareholders suing them to do so in a single court -- an effort, advisers say, to impose some order on what had become a litigation feeding frenzy.
A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled prosecutors were wrong to rely on the Sarbanes-Oxley corporate governance law to prosecute a commercial fisherman, in a decision that could limit use of the law in cases that aren’t about corporate fraud.
A federal judge invalidated a Maine law that allowed residents to purchase prescription medicines from some foreign pharmacies.
Law Blog rounds up the morning's legal news.
If you've been following the debate over Internet regulations, you might have gotten the impression that Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler has already released his plan for "net neutrality."
Jane Rosenberg
Four MI5 agents took the stand in disguise in Brooklyn federal court Tuesday to describe their surveillance of a Pakistani-born man accused of participating in terror plots to bomb targets in England, Denmark and New York City.  
Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday said the Justice Department won’t bring federal charges against former neighborhood-watch volunteer George Zimmerman in connection with the 2012 shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.
Il Whan Yum, a senior director in the litigation consulting group of FTI Consulting, testified in the trial of Ross Ulbricht, the convicted mastermind of the darknet marketplace Silk Road.
Spouses of certain high-skilled immigrants working in the U.S. will soon be able to apply for work authorization of their own, the Obama administration is announcing Tuesday.
Law Blog rounds up the morning's legal news.
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    The Cox Law Center, LLC
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