Tag Archives: Forthcoming


In case you needed reminding (and don’t worry, there will be another reminder), the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 comes into force for new tenancies this coming Wednesday, 20 March. Our thumbnail guide is here and some thoughts … Continue reading

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Forthcoming: Matthew H. Birkhold, Characters Before Copyright (OUP, 2019) @OxUniPress

Matthew H. Birkhold, Assistant Professor of German and Assistant Professor of Law, The Ohio State University, is publishing Characters Before Copyright: The Rise and Regulation of Fan Fiction in Eighteenth-Century Germany (Oxford University Press, 2019). Here from the publisher's website is … Continue reading

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Justice Brett Kavanaugh Authors First Opinion and Promotes Arbitration; SCOTUS’s Decision on Class Arbitration Is Forthcoming

Justice Brett Kavanaugh, in his first opinion on the Supreme Court of the United States, further solidified the Court’s strong preference for arbitration under the Federal Arbitration Act.  Writing for a unanimous Court in a matter styled as Henry Schein, … Continue reading

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CVS-Aetna Merger Forthcoming Following Final Approvals

Following CVS‘s announcement in December 2017 of its intended acquisition of Aetna, the companies have received the final regulatory approvals required to merge this past Monday morning, nearly one year later, in a deal that will likely transform the healthcare … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] New Article on Compelled Speech, Forthcoming in the Duke Law Journal

I'd love to have people's comments this week, since I owe the journal a final draft Saturday the 24th.You can see a draft here, but here's the Introduction: Speech compulsions, the Court has often held, are as constitutionally suspect as … Continue reading

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