- Overlawyered round-up of CCAF victories, plus two more on July 31.
- Delaware Supreme Court upholds $300 million fee award we criticized; a $35,000/hour payday is nice if you can get it. [ABA Journal link roundup]
- Complaint to Illinois Department of Human Rights that corporate executive's speech creates "hostile environment" in chain's restaurants. [Volokh]
- A side-effect of the Obama administration's politicization of the Department of Justice is skepticism when they start investigations of corporations associated with owners critical of the administration. [Naked DC] Separately, Walter Olson looks at Sheldon Adelson's libel litigation record. [OL; Frankel]
- Kimberly Craven appeals the error-ridden DC Circuit Cobell decision to the Supreme Court. I am no longer Ms. Craven's attorney, and can't comment, so please don't contact me looking for insight or explanations of why she appealed or requesting that she drop her appeal. [ICTMN; Native Sun News; cert petition @ Turtle Talk]
- China provides the perfect example of ideal Keynesianism in action—and not working. [Cowen]
- A new North Korean economic policy provides 0% marginal tax rates on farmers' surplus production, but people are skeptical of the reforms because of the lack of rule of law and the government's previous confiscations of reform-generated wealth. But you can ever so briefly complain that your marginal tax rate is higher than that of top North Korean farmers. [Daily NK]
- Inspiring story of paralyzed Skadden M&A partner and Chicago Law grad. Also, never ski. [WSJ]
Around the web, September 4
- Suing for Settling
- Is Volcker the New FCPA?
- Judge Sanctions Porn Troll
- SAC Capital's Offense
- In the Matter of McCutcheon: The Merits of Campaign-Finance "Aggregation"
- Two podcasts
- Teen Sexting, Youthful Mistake or Felony?
- 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
- Dennis v. Kellogg on remand
- Silverman v. Motorola
- Marek v. Lane & Dry Max Pampers in today's NY Times
- $3M more for Wyeth shareholders after CCAF objection