- Are Americans more litigious? Where the legal system works and doesn't. [Rasmusen/Ramseyer @ SSRN; Fisher @ Forbes]
- Questionable nastygram sent by plaintiffs' firm to client who disclosed mass-tort nuisance settlement offer. [Frankel; earlier]
- More bad laws named after dead people: turns out fear of bath salts was unjustified, but law is still on books. [Balko]
- Obama's illegal move on immigration. [Rivkin/Casey @ WaPo; earlier on Obama administration disregard for rule of law]
- 9/13 Federalist Society debate in DC on confronting terrorism: Mukasey v. Barr. [Fed Soc]
- Press coverage on the Cobell appeal. I am accused of having a "noted legal mind." [Cronkite News; BLD; CCAF]
- Obama administration planning to freeze foreclosures? I'm skeptical that they'd be that irrational. [Bader]
- Government failure and market failure: when comparing the performance of markets to government, markets look pretty darn good. [Becker @ WSJ]
Around the web, September 9
- Prospective injunctive relief class actions and McNair v. Synapse Group Inc.
- Apple iPhone 4 bumper class action settlement
- Third Circuit argument in Dewey v. Volkswagen
- Dewey v. Volkswagen oral argument tomorrow
- New statute would make state witness tampering a federal crime
- How much is the Bluetooth settlement injunction worth?
- CCAF Seventh Circuit briefing on derivative shareholder suit standards
- Bader on the Theodore Urban case
- Paul Larkin on the STOCK Act
- Tomorrow is Poolmageddon
- Day v. Persels & Associates
- Reflection on the criminal law scholarship of William Stuntz
- Romney is right about the auto bailout
- Bad typography evidence of bad faith?
- Supreme Court hears argument on Stolen Valor Act