Levenstein v. Estate of Frankel

  In the #MeToo era, statutes of limitations bar survivors from accessing legal recourse later in life. Since the publication of a report documenting over 1000 instances of child sexual abuse by priests of the Pennsylvania Catholic Church, U.S. lawyers and legislators…

Alaska Stat. § 15.13.068 (2018)

Less than a week after the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2010 holding in Citizens United v. FEC130×130. 558 U.S. 310 (2010). that the government cannot ban corporate political spending,131×131. Id. at 319. President Obama warned in his State of the Union address that…

S.B. 263, 154th Gen. Assemb., Reg. Sess. (Ga. 2018)

  The Supreme Court announced more than a century ago that states have “absolute discretion”65×65. Hunter v. City of Pittsburgh, 207 U.S. 161, 178 (1907). to reorganize their municipalities “with or without the consent of the citizens.”66×66. Id. at 179. About fifty…

Recent Publications — June 2019

Lawsuits in a Market Economy: The Evolution of Civil Litigation. By Stephen C. Yeazell. Chicago, Ill.: University of Chicago Press. 2018. Pp. ix, 134. $25.00. In 1906, Roscoe Pound diagnosed a problem with the American legal system: too many trials. One hundred…