Friday, July 23, 2021

Re on Varsava on Fun in Judicial Opinions

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Richard Re’s essay, A Rule Against Fun. Richard reviews Nina Varsava’s recent article, Professional Irresponsibility and Judicial Opinions, which is forthcoming in the Houston Law Review.

 

 

 

July 23, 2021 in Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (1)

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Wasserman on Crocker on Immunities and Constitutional-Tort Litigation

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Howard Wasserman’s essay, The Paths to Comprehensive Entity Liability in Constitutional Litigation. Howard reviews two recent articles by Katherine Mims Crocker, Reconsidering Section 1983’s Nonabrogation of Sovereign Immunity, 73 Fla. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2021), and Qualified Immunity, Sovereign Immunity, and Systemic Reform, 71 Duke L.J. (forthcoming 2022).

 

 

June 23, 2021 in Federal Courts, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Malveaux on Spaulding on Ideal and Actual Due Process

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Suzette Malveaux’s essay, Getting Real About Procedure: Changing How We Think, Write and Teach About American Civil Procedure. Suzette reviews Norman Spaulding’s recent article, The Ideal and the Actual in Procedural Due Process, 48 Hastings Const. L.Q. 261 (2021).

 

 

 

 

June 9, 2021 in Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Erbsen on Gluck & Burch on Multidistrict Litigation

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Allan Erbsen’s essay, Procedural Evolution in Multidistrict Litigation. Allan reviews Abbe Gluck & Beth Burch’s recent article, MDL Revolution, 96 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1 (2021).

 

 

 

 

May 20, 2021 in Federal Courts, MDLs, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Friday, April 23, 2021

Coleman on Gadson on Stolen Plausibility

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Brooke Coleman’s essay, Something Borrowed. Brooke reviews Marcus Gadson’s article, Stolen Plausibility, which is forthcoming in the Georgetown Law Journal.

 

 

 

April 23, 2021 in Recent Scholarship, Twombly/Iqbal, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Thomas on Coleman on Federal Procedural Rulemaking Committees

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Suja Thomas’s essay, Should the Rules Committees be Remade? Suja reviews Brooke Coleman’s recent article, #SoWhiteMale: Federal Procedural Rulemaking Committees, 68 UCLA L. Rev. Disc. 370 (2020).

 

 

 

 

April 8, 2021 in Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Friday, March 26, 2021

Kalajdzic on Salib on A.I. and Class Actions

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Jasminka Kalajdzic’s essay, AI & the End of Lawyers… Defeating Class Certification. Jasminka reviews Peter Salib’s recent article, Artificially Intelligent Class Actions, Tex. L. Rev. (forthcoming).

 

 

March 26, 2021 in Class Actions, Recent Scholarship, Web/Tech, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Sunday, March 7, 2021

Michalski on Symeonedes on Choice of Law

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Roger Michalski’s essay, Conflict Scholarship in Partisan Times. Roger reviews Symeon Symeonides’ Choice of Law in the American Courts in 2020: Thirty-Fourth Annual Survey, 69 Am. J. Comp. L. (forthcoming 2021).

 

 

 

March 7, 2021 in Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Mulligan on Main, Stempel & McClure on Textualism and Snap Removal

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Lou Mulligan’s essay, What Does a Textualist Look Like? Lou reviews a recent article by Thom Main, Jeff Stempel & David McClure, The Elastics of Snap Removal: An Empirical Case Study of Textualism.

 

 

 

February 18, 2021 in Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Bookman on King on Global Civil Procedure

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Pamela Bookman’s essay, Procedure Here, There, and Everywhere. Pamela reviews Alyssa King’s recent article, Global Civil Procedure, Harv. Int’l L.J. (forthcoming 2021).

 

 

 

February 4, 2021 in International/Comparative Law, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Bartholomew on Lammon on FRCP 23(f) Class Certification Appeals

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Christine Bartholomew’s essay, The Reality of Class-Action Appeals. Christine reviews Bryan Lammon’s recent article, An Empirical Study of Class-Action Appeals.

 

 

 

January 27, 2021 in Class Actions, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Mullenix on Russell on Frivolous Defenses

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Linda Mullenix’s essay, A Non-Frivolous Challenge to Frivolous Defenses. Linda reviews Thomas Russell’s recent article, Frivolous Defenses.

 

 

 

January 6, 2021 in Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Friday, December 11, 2020

Carroll on Martinez on Investigating Judicial Misconduct

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Maureen Carroll’s essay, Judges Behaving Badly… Then Slinking Away. Maureen reviews Veronica Root Martinez’s recent essay, Avoiding Judicial Discipline, 115 Nw. U. L. Rev. 953 (2020).

 

 

 

 

December 11, 2020 in Federal Courts, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Vladeck on the latest edition of Supreme Court Practice

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Steve Vladeck’s essay, Bringing the Supreme Court Out of the Shadows. Steve reviews the eleventh edition of Supreme Court Practice, authored by the late Stephen M. Shapiro, Kenneth S. Geller, Timothy S. Bishop, Edward A. Hartnett, and Dan Himmelfarb (but known to many by the names of the treatise’s original authors, Robert L. Stern and Eugene Gressman).

 

 

December 1, 2020 in Books, Federal Courts, Weblogs | 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)

Friday, October 9, 2020

Effron on Rose on Class Action Notice & Administration

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Robin Effron’s essay, #Getyour$$now!: A New Plan for Class Action Notice and Administration. Robin reviews Amanda Rose’s article, Classaction.gov, U. Chi. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2020).

 

 

October 9, 2020 in Class Actions, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Solum on Personal Jurisdiction and the Ford Case

Friday, September 25, 2020

Campos on the Civil Procedure Unavailability Workshop

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Sergio Campos’s essay, Stay (Faraway, So Close!) in Touch with Civil Procedure, which discusses the Civil Procedure Unavailability Workshop series (covered earlier here).

 

 

September 25, 2020 in Conferences/Symposia, Web/Tech, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Mangat on Weinstein-Tull on Local Courts

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Leonardo Mangat’s essay, Unshrouding Our Day-to-Day Courts. Leonardo reviews Justin Weinstein-Tull’s article, The Structures of Local Courts, which is forthcoming in the Virginia Law Review.

 

 

September 10, 2020 in Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Steinman on Jacobi & Sag on Laughter at the Supreme Court

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is my essay, No Laughing Matter. I review a recent article by Tonja Jacobi & Matthew Sag, Taking Laughter Seriously at the Supreme Court, 72 Vand. L. Rev. 1423 (2019).

 

August 11, 2020 in Recent Scholarship, Supreme Court Cases, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)