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)

Friday, September 7, 2018

Smith on Tang on Judicial Review and Political Power

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Fred Smith’s essay, The Politically Powerful and Judicial Review. Fred reviews Aaron Tang’s recent article, Rethinking Political Power in Judicial Review, which is forthcoming in the California Law Review.

 

 

 

September 7, 2018 in Federal Courts, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Vladeck on Caruço on Military Justice and the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Wasserman on Mitchell on the Writ-of-Erasure Fallacy

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Howard Wasserman’s essay, A Step Toward a Proper Understanding of Constitutional Litigation. Howard reviews Jonathan Mitchell’s recent article, The Writ-of-Erasure Fallacy, 104 Va. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2018).

 

 

July 12, 2018 in Federal Courts, Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Singer on Rosen on William Howard Taft

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Jordy Singer’s essay, Hail to the Chief Justice. Jordy reviews Jeffrey Rosen’s recent book, William Howard Taft.

 

 

June 17, 2018 in Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Monday, May 21, 2018

Steinman on Davis & Whytock on State-Level Remedies for Human Rights Violations

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is my essay, Human Rights Litigation and the States. I review a recent article by Seth Davis and Chris Whytock, State Remedies for Human Rights, 98 B.U. L. Rev. 397 (2018).

 

 

May 21, 2018 in International/Comparative Law, Recent Scholarship, State Courts, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Monday, May 7, 2018

Coleman on Wexler, Robbennolt & Murphy on #MeToo and Theories of Justice

Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Brooke Coleman’s essay, #MeToo Justice. Brooke reviews an article by Lesley Wexler, Jennifer Robbennolt, and Colleen Murphy, #MeToo, Time’s Up, and Theories of Justice.

 

 

May 7, 2018 in Recent Scholarship, Weblogs | Permalink | Comments (0)