Tag Archives: Judicial

Oregon is about to join Florida as a Judicial Foreclosure State

It appears as if Oregon is on the very of joining Florida as a judicial foreclosure state. This means when a bank wants to foreclose on property, the bank must prevail in court to be able to do so. Oregon … Continue reading

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Policy: Intervention (F.R.C.P. 24(a)) in judicial review of informal rulemaking

New on SSRN: "A Sword or a Noose? Intervention of Right in Judicial Proceedings to Review Informal Federal Rulemakings" by Michael Ray Harris (Denver). Abstract: Intervention – the procedural device enabling a third person to enter and become a party… … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Upholds Right to Enforce Employment Arbitration Agreements

MBBP Employment Attorney Bob Shea has written an article titled "Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Upholds Right to Enforce Employment Arbitration Agreements". The article discusses a recent decision by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Cuort ("SJC"), JoulĂ©, Inc. v. Simmons, 459 Mass. … Continue reading

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Gentithes on Judicial Humility, Precedent, and Justice

Michael Gentithes has posted Precedent, Humility, and Justice (Texas Weleyan Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: When resolving cases, appellate courts must quickly decide how much respect to give precedent decisions and the analytical approaches they embody. … Continue reading

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Judicial Conference Approves PACER Fee Increase

Buried in an announcement from the Judicial Conference today on standards and procedures for sealing civil cases comes news of an approved fee increase for PACER access: The Conference . . . authorized an increase in the Judiciary's electronic public … Continue reading

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