Wednesday, December 2, 2009

PENNumbra features an online debate on Congress's response to Twombly and Iqbal

PENNumbra, the online companion to the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, is featuring an online debate about whether Congress should overrule Twombly and Iqbal.  The debate features Mark Hermann and James M. Beck, of the Drug and Device Law Blog facing off against Professor Stephen B. Burbank of the University of Pennsylvania Law School.  Hermann and Beck will argue in favor of the Supreme Court's plausibility standard, while Burbank will advocate for congressional change.

The first post, Hermann and Beck's opening statement, has been posted here at PENNumbra.  Professor Burbank's Opening Statement will be published on December 8.  Hermann and Beck's Closing Statement will appear on December 15, and Burbank closes on December 22.

Stay tuned for what should be an exciting and informative debate.

RJE

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