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Around the web, March 23



  • "The Duty to Avoid Wrongful Convictions: A Thought Experiment in the Regulation of Prosecutors" [Fred Zacharias/Bruce Green SSRN paper via Perlman, Legal Ethics Forum]
  • Wage-and-hour class action on behalf of CBRE property management maintenance workers seeks overtime for time spent carrying Blackberry at employer's wish to stay in touch during off hours [Business Journal of Milwaukee]
  • "International human rights law" an elastic and ever-expanding thing: now it's said to ban life-without-parole as too harsh a penalty for the worst killers [Volokh]
  • Wyeth v. Levine just one more source of good news for big, prosperous and cohesive Philadelphia trial bar [Inquirer courtesy U.S. Chamber]
  • Dominion Transmission class action: lawyers' fees cut to a mere $2,130/hour [WV Record]
  • Florida Engle/Hess "mini-trials" against tobacco defendants probably unconstitutional, says Cardozo lawprof Anthony Sebok [FindLaw "Writ" via Childs]

 

 


Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy
rmangual@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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