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Brian Huddleston

Brian Huddleston

Covers legal research, legal education and legal scholarship.

http://brianhuddleston.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 12

    Ian Fleming and the "Terrible Grip of Blood Lust"

    Ian Fleming and the "Terrible Grip of Blood Lust"
    Today is the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Ian Fleming. His novels and short stories flesh out the character of James Bond more than most of the movies do, and you can see him arc from youthful idealism to cold realism over the course…
  • Jun 12

    Number Crunching for Fun and Profit (Well, for Fun and Coffee, at Least!)

    Number Crunching for Fun and Profit (Well, for Fun and Coffee, at Least!)
    After my post back in March about my color-coded table of the new rankings showing changes from last year to this year, I got a handful of e-mails asking about the raw data. I've gotten good at taking the PDFs of the rankings and turning them…
  • Jun 5

    2014 Hurricane Season Prediction

    2014 Hurricane Season Prediction
    Hurricane Season started this week and both of the big players in the prediction game are forecasting “average or below average” seasons:NOAANamed Storms:     8-13Hurricanes   …
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Outsourcing Justice

Outsourcing Justice

Covers arbitration law developments. By Imre Szalai.

http://www.outsourcingjustice.com
  • Sep 1

    Seventh Circuit Finds Failed Arbitration Policy in Franchise Agreement

    Seventh Circuit Finds Failed Arbitration Policy in Franchise Agreement
    Shortly after several franchisees filed suit against the franchisor Steak n Shake regarding new pricing policies, Steak n Shake adopted an arbitration policy requiring franchisees to engage in “nonbinding arbitration” at Steak n…
  • Aug 31

    Sixth Circuit, in a 2-1 Decision, Addresses Res Judicata Effect of Arbitration Award

    Sixth Circuit, in a 2-1 Decision, Addresses Res Judicata Effect of Arbitration Award
    In a construction dispute, a mechanical contractor won an arbitration award against the project’s construction manager.  The arbitration also involved third-party indemnification claims brought by other defendants against two other…
  • Aug 26

    Seventh Circuit Rejects Arbitration of Payday Loan Disputes Before Native American Tribe

    Seventh Circuit Rejects Arbitration of Payday Loan Disputes Before Native American Tribe
    In Jackson v. Payday Financial, LLC, No. 12-2617 (7th Cir. Aug. 22, 2014) (click here to see a copy of the decision), the plaintiffs filed a lawsuit against various entities involved in payday lending, alleging violations of usury statutes.…
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