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Appellate Advocacy Blog

Appellate Advocacy Blog

Edited by David R. Cleveland, Kendall D. Isaac, Tonya Kowalski, Elizabeth Berenguer Megale and Randall L. Hodgkinson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/appellate_advocacy/
  • Aug 27

    Courtroom Decorum in Baskin v. Bogan

    Courtroom Decorum in Baskin v. Bogan
    Yesterday the 7th Circuit heard argument in Baskin v. Bogan, a case involving Indiana’s same-sex marriage ban. These arguments provide some noteworthy lessons in decorum. Appellant’s counsel began his argument by articulating a precise…
  • Aug 24

    Goldstein's Latest Amicus Brief

    Goldstein's Latest Amicus Brief
    Last week, Tony Mauro had an article in the National Law Journal discussing the latest amicus brief filed by Goldstein & Russell's Thomas Goldstein. As Mauro pointed out, what makes this particular amicus brief potentially noteworthy is…
  • Aug 21

    Bashman Post on Word Limit Reduction Proposal

    Bashman Post on Word Limit Reduction Proposal
    Howard Bashman has a new post on How Appealing examining the new proposal to reduce the word limit for principal briefs in the U.S. Courts of Appeals. The proposal is to reduce the current 14,000 word limit to 12,500. Allegedly,...
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ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Aug 27

    New in Print

    New in Print
    James Matthew Davis, Say what? The resolution of ambiguous written agreements in West Virginia, 116 W. Va. L. Rev. 917 (2014) Gregory R. Day, Market Failure, Pari Passu, and the Law and Economics Approach to the Sovereign Debt Crisis, 22...
  • Aug 26

    Intervening Illegality of Underlying Promises Does Not Cause Contract to Fail for Lack of Consideration; Does Not Breach Warranty

    Intervening Illegality of Underlying Promises Does Not Cause Contract to Fail for Lack of Consideration; Does Not Breach Warranty
    What happens when a party to an agreement terminates and begins to make quarterly termination (liquidated damage) payments as promised and then, while payments are being made, a law is past that makes the underlying promised performance…
  • Aug 26

    Third Circuit Says that Courts Decide the "Gateway Question" of the Availability of Class Arbitration

    Third Circuit Says that Courts Decide the "Gateway Question" of the Availability of Class Arbitration
    The question before the Third Circuit in Opalinski v. Robert Half Int'l Inc. was whether a court or the arbitrator should decide on the availability of class arbitration. The Court held that the issue was akin to the question of...
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