- Tort reform working in Mississippi. [LNL; Behrens @ Obstetrics & Gynecology]
- Three cheers for the intellectual honesty of Larry Tribe in the debt ceiling debate. [McConnell via Volokh]
- Relatedly, I'd rather have Michael McConnell on the Supreme Court instead of blogging, but Michael McConnell blogging is still worthwhile.
- "Obama Administration Creates New Debts to Pay Off Trial Lawyers Even as it Demands Increase in Debt Ceiling" [Bader]
- FDA proposes regulation of distribution of health information on mobile devices. Meanwhile, House committee looks at the issue of the costs of FDA false negatives. [Reason; earlier on POL]
- The legal cartel skimps on regulating its members, but they push very hard against unlicensed competition. [Fisher @ Forbes; Ribstein; see also Lanctot @ SSRN via Ribstein]
- Skilling's legal team turns out another legal brief that devastates a bad Fifth Circuit opinion. [Kirkendall]
- Jurisdiction-shopping shenanigans. [Beck]
- Remembering Amchem—a decision that demonstrates that the Supreme Court's insistence on adhering to procedural protections in class actions can work in favor of plaintiffs, as well as defendants. [Trask]
- The union guide to intimidation for dummies, exposed. [Wash Times]
- DOJ malpractice in the Fast & Furious scandal. [Weekly Standard]
Around the web, July 27
- Medical malpractice reform passes House
- Federal constitutional challenge to Texas tort reform rejected
- Prospective injunctive relief class actions and McNair v. Synapse Group Inc.
- Proxy Monitor: Potential Influence of ISS over Shareholder Votes
- Apple iPhone 4 bumper class action settlement
- Scruggs tries to wiggle out of guilty plea
- Third Circuit argument in Dewey v. Volkswagen
- Dewey v. Volkswagen oral argument tomorrow
- How much is the Bluetooth settlement injunction worth?
- CCAF Seventh Circuit briefing on derivative shareholder suit standards
- HR 5
- Tomorrow is Poolmageddon
- Around the web, March 13
- Day v. Persels & Associates
- New Proxy Monitor Report: Will alarming trends in shareholder activism continue in 2012?