Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Martin Redish et al. on Cy Pres Relief and the Pathologies of the Modern Class Action

Martin Redish, Peter Julian, and Samantha Zyontz (all of Northwestern) have a new paper, Cy Pres Relief and the Pathologies of the Modern Class Action: A Normative and Empirical AnalysisHere's Redish's description:


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October 6, 2009 in Aggregate Litigation Procedures, Class Actions, Mass Tort Scholarship, Procedure | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Food Safety - Put a Trial Lawyer out of Business

Bob Marler, noted food borne illness lawyer, is sending T-Shirts that say "Put A Trial Lawyer Out of Business" to Senators today to advocate for better regulation of foodstuffs. 

See the post here. ADL

October 6, 2009 | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Enforcing the Constitution in the 21st Century

A symposium at UMKC law school will address the enforcement of constitutional rights after Iqbal will be held on October 22-23.  The highlight: Pamela Karlan (Stanford) will be the keynote speaker.  The flyer for the conference can be found here: http://www.law.umkc.edu/events/SmithCave/Smith_Cave_Lecture.pdf

Looks like a great line up. ADL

October 1, 2009 in Conferences, Procedure | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)