Thursday, August 17, 2017
"Uber wins U.S. court appeal to push price-fixing case to arbitration": Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report.
Chris Dolmetsch of Bloomberg News reports that "Uber Wins Ruling in Bid to Keep Price-Fix Suit Out of Court."
Greg Bensinger of The Wall Street Journal reports that "Uber Wins Ruling on 'Terms of Service' Agreements; Federal court finds online agreements are binding, regardless of whether customers read or understand them."
And in commentary, Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has a post titled "2nd Circuit's Uber arbitration ruling huge win for app industry."
"Federal Judicial Nominations: A Quick Recap; The August recess offers a good opportunity to evaluate the state of play in judicial nominations." David Lat has this post at "Above the Law."
Posted at 09:40 PM by Howard Bashman
"In Backing Alt-Right, A.C.L.U. Embraces Role in Defending 'Groups We Detest'": Joseph Goldstein of The New York Times has this report.
Posted at 09:15 PM by Howard Bashman
"Ban the Open Carry of Firearms": John Feinblatt has this essay online at The New York Times.
Posted at 09:08 PM by Howard Bashman
"U.S. Supreme Court Justice to Visit UA Law School": The University of Alabama issued this news release today.
Posted at 09:00 PM by Howard Bashman
"Neil Gorsuch Speech at Trump Hotel Raises Ethical Questions": Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.
"Labour brawl: A new threat to public-sector unions is headed to the Supreme Court; Can a union charge non-members for negotiating on their behalf?" Steven Mazie has this post at the "Democracy in America" blog of The Economist.
Posted at 08:24 PM by Howard Bashman
Programming note: This morning, I will be meeting with co-counsel in an appeal scheduled for oral argument next week. As a result, additional posts will appear here this afternoon.
"Judging A Book: Kopf Reviews Posner's 'Federal Judiciary.'" Senior U.S. District Judge Richard G. Kopf (D. Neb.) has this review at Law360.com of Seventh Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner's new book, "The Federal Judiciary: Strengths and Weaknesses."
Posted at 07:50 AM by Howard Bashman