Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Endo on Engstrom & Gelbach on Legal Tech and Civil Procedure

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Seth Endo’s essay, Charting the Interactions of Legal Tech and Civil Procedure. Seth reviews David Engstrom and Jonah Gelbach’s article, Legal Tech, Civil Procedure, and the Future of Adversarialism, 169 U. Pa. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2020).

 

July 1, 2020 in Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Recent Scholarship, Web/Tech, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Wasserman on Bray on the Mischief Rule (Plus Snap Removal!)

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Howard Wasserman’s essay, Mischief and Snap Removal. Howard reviews Sam Bray’s recent article, The Mischief Rule, 109 Geo. L.J. (forthcoming 2021).

 

 

June 3, 2020 in Federal Courts, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Monday, May 18, 2020

Erbsen on Nash & Collins on Certificates of Division and the Early Supreme Court

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Allan Erbsen’s essay, Discretion, Division, and the Supreme Court’s Docket. Allan reviews Jonathan Nash and Michael Collins’ recent article, The Certificate of Division and the Early Supreme Court, 94 S. Cal. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2021).

 

 

 

May 18, 2020 in Federal Courts, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Monday, April 20, 2020

Coleman on Wood on Sexual Harassment Litigation

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Brooke Coleman’s essay, The Real World. Brooke reviews Judge Diane Wood’s recent article, Sexual Harassment Litigation with a Dose of Reality, 2019 U. Chi. Legal F. 395.

 

 

April 20, 2020 in Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Thomas on Green on Wage Theft and Small Claims Courts

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Suja Thomas’s essay, The Wild, Wild West for Low Wage Workers with Wage and Hour Claims. Suja reviews Llezlie Green’s recent article, Wage Theft in Lawless Courts, 107 Cal. L. Rev. 1303 (2019).

 

 

April 9, 2020 in Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Mulligan on Rubenstein on the Supremacy Clause and government contractors

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Lou Mulligan’s essay, Neither State Nor Federal Law. Lou reviews David Rubenstein’s recent article, Supremacy, Inc., which is forthcoming in the UCLA Law Review.

 

 

March 24, 2020 in Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Monday, March 9, 2020

Effron on Zambrano on Discovery

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Robin Effron’s essay, Discovery and the Limits of Transsubstantivity. Robin reviews Diego Zambrano’s recent article, Discovery as Regulation, which is forthcoming in the Michigan Law Review.

 

 

March 9, 2020 in Discovery, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Monday, February 24, 2020

Kalajdzic on Fitzpatrick on the Conservative Case for Class Actions

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Jasminka Kalajdzic’s essay, A Return to First Principles: Class Actions & Conservatism. Jasminka reviews Brian Fitzpatrick’s recent book, The Conservative Case for Class Actions

 

 

 

February 24, 2020 in Class Actions, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Friday, February 7, 2020

Steinman on Engstrom on Lone Pine Orders

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is my essay, The Forest, the Trees, and Lone Pine Orders. I review a recent article by Nora Freeman Engstrom, The Lessons of Lone Pine, 129 Yale L.J. 2 (2019).

 

 

February 7, 2020 in MDLs, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Michalski on Copus on Allocating Appellate Court Attention

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Roger Michalski’s essay, Attention Supplicants. Roger reviews Ryan Copus’s article, Statistical Precedent: Allocating Judicial Attention, which is forthcoming in the Vanderbilt Law Review.

 

 

 

January 21, 2020 in Federal Courts, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Monday, January 13, 2020

Malveaux on Burbank & Farhang on the Erosion of Private Rights Enforcement in the Trump Era

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Suzette Malveaux’s essay, Procedural Law, the Supreme Court, and the Erosion of Private Rights Enforcement. Suzette reviews Steve Burbank & Sean Farhang’s article, Rights and Retrenchment in the Trump Era, 87 Fordham L. Rev. 37 (2018).

 

 

January 13, 2020 in Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Pfander on Sohoni on National Injunctions

Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Jim Pfander’s essay, Due Process and National Injunctions. Jim reviews Mila Sohoni’s recent article, The Lost History of the “Universal” Injunction, which is forthcoming in the Harvard Law Review.

 

 

 

December 11, 2019 in Federal Courts, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Tidmarsh on McGovern & Rubenstein on Negotiation Class Actions

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Jay Tidmarsh’s essay, The Negotiation Class Action. Jay reviews a recent paper by Francis McGovern & Bill Rubenstein, The Negotiating Class: A Cooperative Approach to Class Actions Involving Large Stakeholders.

 

 

 

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

Monday, November 4, 2019

Mullenix on Choi, Erickson & Pritchard on Attorneys Fees in Securities Fraud Class Action "Mega-Settlements"

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Linda Mullenix’s essay, Is Greed Good? Mega-Fees in Securities Fraud Class Action Mega-Settlements. Linda reviews a recent paper by Stephen Choi, Jessica Erickson, and Adam Pritchard, Working Hard or Making Work? Plaintiffs’ Attorneys Fees in Securities Fraud Class Actions.

 

 

 

November 4, 2019 in Class Actions, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Bookman on Erie and Moon on foreign business courts

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Pam Bookman’s essay, New Courts, New Perspectives. Pam reviews two recent articles: Matthew Erie, The New Legal Hubs: The Emergent Landscape of International Commercial Dispute Resolution, Va. J. Int’l L. (forthcoming 2020); and Will Moon, Delaware’s New Competition, Nw. U. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2020).

 

October 17, 2019 in Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

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)