- New York Times assumes that there must be something criminal about the bad business decisions that led to the financial crisis: "why, in the aftermath of a financial mess that generated hundreds of billions in losses, have no high-profile participants in the disaster been prosecuted?"
- Does Justice Kagan really think your money belongs to the government? [Bainbridge on Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization v. Winn]
- Judge Laurence Silberman speaks out on the mainstream media double standard on Supreme Court ethics. [BLT; Whelan]
- Canada learning first-hand about the evils of coupon settlements. [Globe and Mail (via @j_leclerc)]
- Oklahoma court affirms dismissal of suit seeking to blame mobile phone providers for distracted driving. [Jackson]
- Due process and legal niceties lacking in Dubai, even (and perhaps especially) for tourists. [Daily Mail]
- Also: Pakistan. [CNN (h/t W.O.)]
- "What the judge had for breakfast" may be less important than "Has the judge recently eaten lunch?" according to Israeli study. [Discover via Law Blog]
- Latest "Most Ridiculous Lawsuit of the Month" poll. [Faces of Lawsuit Abuse]
- BP disaster may be leaving parts of Louisiana richer than before it happened. [WaPo]
Around the web, April 14
- New Featured Discussion:"Class actions: rife with abuse or an important legal safeguard?"
- Overcriminalization on the high seas
- Around the web, April 11
- New Podcasts: The constitutionality of Obamacare
- "Attorney fee-only" bankruptcy plans
- Obamacare Debate Complete: The participant with the most compelling argument was...
- Sackett v. EPA
- 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
- Coming next week: featured discussion on PPACA
- A small victory against the EPA
- How much is the Bluetooth settlement injunction worth?
- CCAF Seventh Circuit briefing on derivative shareholder suit standards
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