Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Levy on Fisher & Larsen on Virtual Supreme Court Advocacy

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Marin Levy’s essay, Confronting Online Advocacy. Marin reviews Jeff Fisher & Alli Larsen’s recent article, Virtual Briefing at the Supreme Court, 109 Cornell L. Rev. (forthcoming 2019).

 

 

September 4, 2019 in Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Smith on Litman on the collapse of constitutional remedies

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Fred Smith’s essay, How Remedies Disappear. Fred reviews Leah Litman’s recent article, Remedial Convergence and Collapse, 106 Cal. L. Rev. 1477 (2018).

 

 

 

 

July 31, 2019 in Federal Courts, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Monday, July 15, 2019

Vladeck on Thomas on Justice O’Connor

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Steve Vladeck’s essay, The Center Cannot Hold. Steve reviews Evan Thomas’s recent book, First: Sandra Day O’Connor (2019).

 

 

July 15, 2019 in Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Wasserman on Sundby & Sherry and Epps & Sitaraman on Term Limits and Other Supreme Court Fixes

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Howard Wasserman’s essay, The Supreme Court is Broke, the Question is How to Fix it: Alternatives to Term Limits. Howard reviews two recent articles: Christopher Sundby & Suzanna Sherry, Term Limits and Turmoil: Roe v. Wade’s Whiplash, Tex. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2019), and Daniel Epps & Ganesh Sitaraman, How to Save the Supreme Court, 129 Yale L.J. (forthcoming 2019).

 

 

 

June 4, 2019 in Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Friday, May 24, 2019

Erbsen on Frye on what actually happened to Harry Tompkins

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Allan Erbsen’s essay, An Erie Tale. Allan reviews Brian Frye’s recent article, The Ballad of Harry James Tompkins, 52 Akron L. Rev. 531 (2019).

 

 

May 24, 2019 in Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Mulligan on Spencer on Personal Jurisdiction in Federal Court

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Lou Mulligan’s essay, Is Personal Jurisdiction Constitutionally Self-Enacting? Lou reviews Ben Spencer’s recent article, The Territorial Reach of Federal Courts, which is forthcoming in the Florida Law Review.

 

 

May 7, 2019 in Federal Courts, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Coleman on Law Clerks for Workplace Accountability’s Public Comment on Proposed Changes to the Judicial Conduct Code & Rules

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Thomas on Fountain & Woolard on counseling juveniles about plea bargains

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Suja Thomas’s essay, Plea Bargaining with Juveniles. Suja reviews a recent article by Erika Fountain & Jennifer Woolard, How Defense Attorneys Consult With Juvenile Clients About Plea Bargains, 24 Psych. Pub. Pol’y & L. 192 (2017).

 

 

April 9, 2019 in Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Steinman on Burbank & Wolff on Erie, Federal Common Law, and the American Pipe Rule

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is my essay, When American Pipe Met Erie. I review a recent article by Steve Burbank and Tobias Wolff, Class Actions, Statutes of Limitations and Repose, and Federal Common Law, 167 U. Pa. L. Rev. 1 (2018).

 

 

March 26, 2019 in Class Actions, Federal Courts, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Recent Decisions, Recent Scholarship, Supreme Court Cases, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Michalski on Gluck, Hall & Roberts on Courts and the Opioid Epidemic

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Roger Michalski’s essay, A Primer on Opioid-Epidemic Litigation. Roger reviews a recent article by Abbe Gluck, Ashley Hall & Gregory Curfman, Civil Litigation and the Opioid Epidemic: The Role of Courts in a National Health Crisis, 46 J.L. Med. & Ethics 351 (2018).

 

 

 

March 7, 2019 in Mass Torts, MDLs, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Kalajdzic on Erichson on FICALA and Class Action Reform

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Jasminka Kalajdzic’s essay, In Praise of Non-Partisan Law Reform of Class Actions. Jasminka reviews Howard Erichson’s recent article, Civil Litigation Reform in the Trump Era: Threats and Opportunities Searching for Salvageable Ideas in FICALA, 87 Fordham L. Rev. 19 (2018).

 

 

 

February 28, 2019 in Class Actions, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Tidmarsh on Hodges & Voet on collective redress devices

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Jay Tidmarsh’s essay Building a Better Mousetrap. Jay reviews a recent book by Christopher Hodges & Stefaan Voet, Delivering Collective Redress: New Technologies (2018).

 

 

February 13, 2019 in Class Actions, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Pfander on Sutton on the States’ Role in Making Constitutional Law

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Jim Pfander’s essay, Enhancing the Role of States in Making Constitutional Law. Jim reviews Judge Jeffrey Sutton’s recent book, 51 Imperfect Solutions: States and the Making of American Constitutional Law (2018).

 

 

January 30, 2019 in Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Bookman on Sinnar on Procedural Innovations in National Security Litigation

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Pamela Bookman’s essay, Procedural Innovations to Address the Secrecy Problem in National Security Litigation. Pam reviews Shirin Sinnar’s recent article, Procedural Experimentation and National Security in the Courts, 106 Cal. L. Rev. 991 (2018).

 

 

 

 

January 16, 2019 in Federal Courts, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Campos on the Bolch Judicial Institute’s Guidelines and Best Practices for Implementing the 2018 Amendments to FRCP 23

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Sergio Campos’s essay, Practice Makes Perfect. Sergio reviews Guidelines and Best Practices Implementing 2018 Amendments to Rule 23 Class Action Settlement Provisions, which was published in 2018 by the Bolch Judicial Institute at Duke Law School.

 

 

December 20, 2018 in Class Actions, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Malveaux on Trammell on National Injunctions

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Suzette Malveaux’s essay, Preclusion Law as a Model for National Injunctions. Suzette reviews Alan Trammell’s article, Demystifying Nationwide Injunctions.

 

 

December 5, 2018 in Federal Courts, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Friday, November 23, 2018

Mullenix on Vitiello on Civil Procedure and Access to Justice

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Linda Mullenix’s essay, A Decade of Procedural Despair: Denying Access to Justice and Closing the Courthouse Doors. Linda reviews Mike Vitiello’s book, Animating Civil Procedure (2017).

 

 

November 23, 2018 in Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Lahav on Frost on National Injunctions

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Alexandra Lahav’s essay, Go Big or Go Home: The Debate Over National Injunctions. Alexandra reviews Amanda Frost’s article, In Defense of Nationwide Injunctions, which is forthcoming in the N.Y.U. Law Review.

 

 

 

October 25, 2018 in Federal Courts, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Friday, October 19, 2018

Walsh on Hickman on Severability and Agency Design

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Kevin Walsh’s essay, Severability, Separation of Powers, and Agency Design. Kevin reviews Kristin Hickman’s recent article, Symbolism and Separation of Powers in Agency Design, 93 Notre Dame L. Rev. 475 (2017).

 

 

 

October 19, 2018 in Federal Courts, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Effron on Manta on Tinder Lies & Small Claims Court

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Robin Effron’s essay, Lies, Dating Lies, and Small Claims Court. Robin reviews Irina Manta’s recent article, Tinder Lies, which is forthcoming in the Wake Forest Law Review.

 

September 25, 2018 in Recent Scholarship, Robin Effron, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)