Friday, February 13, 2009
Some President's weekend reading related to current events and contract law:
On the invalidated AMEX class action waiver:
- Nathan Koppel, The United States of Consumer Arbitration? Not So Fast, Says 2d Cir. (1/30/09).
- Steven Semeraro, Commercial Law Blog, Class Action Waiver in Credit Card Merchant Agreement Held Invalid (2/3/09).
On pursuits to make up for vanished Madoff money:
- Lawrence Cunningham, Concurring Opinions, Case of the Mistaken (Illusory) Investment (2/6/09) (about which we had posted here).
On A-Rod's doping:
- Dave Hoffman, Concurring Opinions, Playing Defense Against A-Rod's Incomplete Contract (2/8/09).
On the fate of contracts and, more speficially mortgages, in the meltdown:
- Thom Lambert, Truth on the Market, Wanna Keep this Economic Mess to a Minimum? Honor Contracts. (2/9/09).
- Todd J. Zywicki, WSJ, Don't Let Judges Tear Up Mortgage Contracts (2/13/09).
On contract irony in the AP lawsuit against Obama poster artist:
- Jason Mazzone, Concurring Opinions, Did the AP Break the Law? (2/10/09).
On a law firm suing a former associate (isn't it usually the other way around?):
- Brian Baxter, The AM Law Daily, Perkins Coie Sues Ex-IP Associate Who Left Firm for Rival (2/11/09).
[Meredith R. Miller]