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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 30

    Twitter Tuesday--Judges to Follow

    Twitter Tuesday--Judges to Follow
    I (@TessaDysart) recently received an email from Professor Jennifer Romig (@JenniferMRomig) at Emory Law suggesting that this blog cover some of the great appellate advocacy discussions on Twitter. What a great idea! I asked my research…
  • Aug 26

    To Swear or Not to Swear, that is the Question....

    To Swear or Not to Swear, that is the Question....
    Should judges and lawyers quote profanity in their opinions, briefs, and oral arguments? Zoe Tillman tackled this touchy issue in a recent article on Law.com. The article, aptly entitled "In Quoting Profanity, Some Judges Give a…
  • Aug 22

    Keeping it Brief

    Keeping it Brief
    On December 1, 2016, several important changes to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure will go into effect (assuming Congress doesn't act in the interim). Among other things, these changes impact the length of federal appellate briefs,…
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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 31

    Ownership of Steve Harvey's Comedy Tapes Is Ambiguou

    Ownership of Steve Harvey's Comedy Tapes Is Ambiguou
    Ambiguous contracts can be a nightmare to untangle, especially twenty years later. A recent case out of the Northern District of Texas, Cooper v. Harvey, Civil Action No. 3:14-CV-4152-B (behind paywall), illustrates just that. Steve Harvey,…
  • Aug 29

    “Trophy hunting” contracts – unenforceable for reasons of public policy

    “Trophy hunting” contracts – unenforceable for reasons of public policy
    Allow me to highlight my most recent article on the questionable ecosystem viability and contractual common law validity of so-called “trophy hunting” contracts. With these contracts, wealthy individuals in or from, often, the Global…
  • Aug 29

    If You Contract for a $2 Million Watch, You Probably Want the Original Dial

    If You Contract for a $2 Million Watch, You Probably Want the Original Dial
    A recent case out of the District of Arizona, Cavan v. Maron, No. CV-15-02586-PHX-PGR (behind paywall), concerns a deal for rare Patek Philippe watches. The plaintiff agreed to purchase two watches for almost $4 million, providing a down…
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