- New York Times covers litigation financing; Ribstein discusses.
- Medical malpractice reform possible? The House Judiciary Committee is holding hearings today at 10:30; Rep. Lamar Smith's memo introducing the topic cited my work. But the Committee doesn't have a functional website yet, so we'll link to an ex-Obama administration official's op-ed on the topic. [Orszag @ NYT]
- Salon gets around to pulling RFK Jr.'s appalling "Deadly Immunity" anti-vaccine article; and don't miss part 2 of the BMJ expose. [Discover; Olson; Adler @ Volokh]
- Luther Campbell discusses his experience as a civil defendant, complaining that he had to pay his attorney "Elena-Kagan money." [Miami New Times]
- Oral argument in the Supreme Court Matrixx securities case. [10b-5 Daily; Securities Law Prof; WSJ Law Blog]
- CCAF wins Classmates.com objection; opinion to come. [CCAF; earlier at POL]
- Stupid legal threat against Boing Boing runs into the Streisand effect. [and Overlawyered update]
- Eight crazy constitutional scenarios. [Oliva]
Around the web, January 20
- Second Circuit: Pragmatism Trumps Truth
- Advice with Borders
- Striving for Justice
- On the Supreme Court cert docket (II): Limelight v. Akamai
- The Bond That Ties: A Case-Study in Federalism
- The Unconscionability of California's "Amendable" Arbitration Agreements
- TLI Update: Supreme Court To Hear Patent Troll Cases
- Businessweek on class actions
- In the Matter of McCutcheon: The Merits of Campaign-Finance "Aggregation"
- Two podcasts
- "A Facebook Deal That Needs Unfriending"
- FACTA shakedown files: Albright v. Bi-State Dev. Agency
- Dry Max Pampers Litigation update
- CAFA violation in Korean Air Passenger settlement
- The cy pres morass and In re BankAmerica Corp. Securities Litigation