- Contrary to claims that the Supreme Court is in big business's pocket, SCOTUS unanimously eliminates loss-causation prerequisite for securities litigation class certification, but that might not save the sketchy lawsuit against Halliburton. [Frankel; Trask; Erica John Fund v. Halliburton]
- Plaintiff and defense bars work together in Texas Senate to water down loser pays legislation still further. [WLF]
- Medicaid provision of PPACA has its own constitutional problems. [Epstein/Loyola @ WSJ]
- SCOTUS lets stand Montana ruling expansively interpreting American Pipe tolling provisions. [Wajert; earlier on POL]
- Congress considering expanding the already-overbroad Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. [Kerr @ Volokh; OL]
- Seventh Circuit holds ADA permits suit by bridge worker who expressed fear of heights. [OL]
- Driverless cars. [Tyler Cowen; earlier on POL]
- Government engaging in unconstitutional searches of Web activity? [Titch @ Washington Times]
- Obama relies on Bush administration OLC memo to argue that "signing" a bill includes authorized use of an autopen when president not physically present. [Volokh; OLC]
- Liability fears keep first-aid kit away from Ed Helms on movie set. [Tonight Show (h/t Bob Dorigo Jones)]
- Ted Frank puts his money where his mouth is. [Frankel; ABAJ; Blackman; Ribstein; the POL post they're all talking about]
Around the web, June 7
- New Featured Discussion:"Class actions: rife with abuse or an important legal safeguard?"
- Blessing v. Sirius XM racial quota update
- Around the web, April 11
- New Podcasts: The constitutionality of Obamacare
- What does the Baylor Law data leak tell us about affirmative action?
- Federal constitutional challenge to Texas tort reform rejected
- Obamacare Debate Complete: The participant with the most compelling argument was...
- Sackett v. EPA
- 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
- Coming next week: featured discussion on PPACA
- A small victory against the EPA
- CCAF Seventh Circuit briefing on derivative shareholder suit standards
- § 1920 and e-discovery costs
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