Monday, November 30, 2020

University of Colorado Austin W. Scott, Jr. Lecture Series: "Is It Time for a New Civil Rights Act? Addressing Modern Obstructionist Procedure" (Dec. 1, 2020)

Tomorrow evening (5:30pm MST), Suzette Malveaux will deliver a virtual lecture in Colorado Law’s Austin Scott Lecture series. From the announcement:

Join University of Colorado Law School Professor Suzette Malveaux for a virtual lecture titled “Is it Time for a New Civil Rights Act? Addressing Modern Obstructionist Procedure.” Professor Malveaux will explore how the U.S. Supreme Court’s civil procedure jurisprudence has undermined access to justice and civil rights enforcement, and why a new civil rights law is necessary during this critical and tumultuous time in our country.

You can register here (it’s free).




November 30, 2020 | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Levy on Gardner and McAlister on Non-Binding Authority

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Marin Levy’s essay, The Status of Non-Binding Authority. Marin reviews Maggie Gardner’s article, Dangerous Citations, 95 N.Y.U. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2020), and Merritt McAlister’s article, Missing Decisions, 169 U. Pa. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2021).




November 12, 2020 in Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Monday, November 9, 2020

Spring 2021 Unavailability Civil Procedure Workshops

The Unavailability Civil Procedure Workshop has its final fall session tomorrow (Tuesday, November 10). We’ll resume again in Spring 2021 with the following workshops:

February 2, 2021: Pamela Bookman & David Noll -- Ad Hoc Procedure

March 2, 2021: Beth Burch -- Multi-District Litigation

April 6, 2021: David Engstrom & Jonah Gelbach -- Legal Tech




November 9, 2020 in Conferences/Symposia | Permalink | Comments (0)