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Vol. 5, Issue 16— August 2020

Merritt McAlister
Missing Decisions
University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Forthcoming

Out of approximately 34,000 merits terminations by federal appellate courts, around 27% are missing from both free and commercial legal databases (with the First, Third, and Sixth Circuits featuring the biggest gaps). 685 more words

Information Management - The Big Picture

Given the explosive growth of electronic information in corporate America, managing electronic discovery is increasingly challenging for corporate IT departments and in-house and outside counsel, each of whom are stakeholders. 552 more words

Vol. 5, Issue 9— May 2020

Hon. Diane P. Wood
Sexual Harassment Litigation with a Dose of Reality
2019 U. Chi. Legal F. 395 (2019)

The flood of stories that have emerged in the wake of the #MeToo Movement strongly indicates that legal rules on sexual harassment might not be doing their job. 661 more words

Vol. 5, Issue 6— March 2020

Adam Bonica, Adam Chilton, & Maya Sen
The “Odd Party Out” Theory of Certiorari
University of Chicago Working Paper

Researchers have examined the likelihood of the Supreme Court granting cert from a number of different angles, including the involvement of the Solicitor General or the number of amicus briefs filed. 561 more words

Vol. 4, Issue 23— December 2019

Daniel Wilf-Townsend
Did Bristol-Myers Squibb Kill the Nationwide Class Action?
129 Yale L.J. Forum 205 (2019)

Many commentators were ready to bury the nationwide class action after the Supreme Court announced… 581 more words