Friday, March 23, 2007
Items of interest this week:
- Howard Wasserman posts his third paper in a series attempting to disentangle the substantive merits of federal law and subject matter jurisdiction. The paper, titled Jurisdiction, Merits, and Non-Extant Rights, appears here
- Over at Scotusblog, David Stras describes his forthcoming article, Are Senior Judges and Justices Unconstitutional, an article he coauthored with Ryan W. Scott. The article will appear in this month's issue of the Cornell Law Review.
- Amanda Frost posts an article asking whether courts should consider Certifying Questions to Congress.
- In resolving a trademark dispute, the Seventh Circuit notes "Somewhat to our surprise, it turns out that there is a niche market for farting dolls, and it is quite lucrative." Howard Bashman covers the case here and here.