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)

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)