For those teaching or taking a Remedies course, or who want to understand damages, injunctions, restitution and more, the new edition of my Remedies E&E is now out.
From the book’s description of what’s new for the 4th edition:
A… Continue reading
Andrew Ross Sorkin
writes in the NY Times about this decision
from a federal claims court judge:
When the Federal Reserve propped up A.I.G. in September 2008, unlike its approach with most of the big banks, it threw out the… Continue reading
is somewhat surprising. As I tell my Remedies students, it is well established that under both constitutional law (see Carroll v. Princess Anne
) and FRCP 65, one cannot get a temporary restraining order without giving notice to the… Continue reading
In a post yesterday
, I took issue with a small part of an excellent Emily Bazelon story
on whether Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore went to far in saying probate judges were not bound by a federal district court… Continue reading
Emily Bazelon’s sorta defense
of Judge Moore is definitely worth the read. But one aspect of it struck me as wrong, or at least incomplete:
Roy Moore is right that on its face, Granade’s order
doesn’t require state probate judges… Continue reading
Important Supreme Court opinion today in Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.
(the Raging Bull) case on the doctrine of “laches” in copyright law.
Today the Supreme Court decided a statutory interpretation case, Paroline v. U.S
. with no easy answer, an unusual cross-ideological divide among the Justices, an interpretation offered by the majority which Adam Liptak
rightfully describes as “a new and vague… Continue reading
: “The District 2 race was by far the closest of the nine commission races. Schlesinger won by just 26 votes. But Ficklin’s research turned up more than enough voters who were in the wrong district to cast… Continue reading
This afternoon, the Supreme Court on a 5-4 vote refused
to overturn a temporary order of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit staying a federal district court order putting on hold a provision of a new… Continue reading
I love it
: arcane Election Law meets arcane Remedies law.
s a new one for me:
A state Supreme Court justice in Westchester County has dismissed a charge of contempt that had been leveled against the Republican commissioner of the Dutchess County Board of Elections by his Democratic… Continue reading
A longtime ELB reader writes:
I don’t know if anyone has written about this, but the PI plaintiffs’ bar might be secretly rooting for the Supreme Court to strike down section 5. In California and in other states, plaintiffs have… Continue reading