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Around the web, October 27

  • Landmark Twombly decision on pleading has been cited more than 2,000 times already, can be expected to influence state as well as federal courts [Day on Torts]
  • Remember hysteric predictions (against all evidence) that CAFA was going to do away with class actions? [Karlsgodt]
  • David Gulbransen hosts Blawg Review #182 in quiz format and Kimberly Kralowec (UCL Practitioner) hosts Blawg Review #183 showcasing California law blogs;
  • Is national political uncertainty helping spur big mass tort settlements like Bextra and Celebrex? [Beck & Herrmann]
  • "The lawyers who may run America" in the next administration [ABA Journal: McCain, Obama]
  • Just what Europe needs, less labor flexibility: EU tightens controls on use of temporary workers [Reuters/Business Insurance]



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Manhattan Institute


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