- 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
- Cert grant in The Standard Fire Insurance Co. v. Knowles
- Lemus v. H&R Block
- Bluetooth ripples: Fraley v. Facebook
- Food lawsuits
- In re Online DVD Rental Antitrust Litigation
- Update: Apple iPhone 4 bumper class action settlement
- Abusive trustees above the law in California?
- Groupon class action settlement: when is $8.5 million not $8.5 million?
- Around the web, July 27
- Damned if you do files: Chase Bank credit card class action
- Bluetooth ripples: Dennis v. Kellogg Co.
- Access to justice for me, but not for thee department
- Update: In re Baby Products
- California's Prop 65: A vehicle for large attorney's fees
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