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A Pedagogical Twist for the 1L Appellate Brief and Oral Argument

For those who teach legal writing to first-year law students, it is the season for appellate oral argument. Yes, the long-standing tradition of requiring first-year students to complete an appellate oral argument in the legal writing course continues today at … Continue reading

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An Interesting Twist . . .

Review the case and history of United States v. McKittrick, 142, F3rd 1170 (9th Cir. 1998). Or, better yet, read Ed Newcomer and Marie Palladini’s article in the ABA SEER EECC’s newsletter on the Endangered Species Act. http://www.abanet.org/environ/committees/environcrimes/newsletter/jan09/EECC_Jan09.pdf Newcomer is… … Continue reading

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Guest Post: A New Twist in M&A Litigation: Section 11 Cases in State Court

Priya Cherian Huskins As I noted in prior posts, in March 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court held in the Cyan case that state courts retain concurrent jurisdiction for liability actions under the Securities Act of 1933. This development has been … Continue reading

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From Insult to Injury and Back to Insult… A New Twist on the Demolition Derby

You know, I had never considered it before, but do you want to know what I've just decided is probably the most personally insulting act in the world? I mean the ultimate in callous and disrespectful? Like the best way … Continue reading

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