All posts by Art Hinshaw

Zimmerman & Jaros: Judging Aggregate Settlement

Adam Zimmerman (Loyola) and David Jaros (Baltimore) have a new piece  forthcoming in the Wash. U. Law Review entitled Judging Aggregate Settlement.  It explores the rise of mass settlements across civil, administrative, and criminal law and their impact on the role of the federal judiciary.  Here’s the abstract: While courts historically have taken a hands-off … Continue reading Zimmerman & Jaros: Judging Aggregate Settlement

Inside the Arbitrator’s Mind

Apropos of our recent focus on arbitrators, a new article recently appreared on SSRN, Inside the Arbitrator’s Mind.  The piece, authored by FOI Susan Franck (American), Anna van Aaken (Max Planck Institute), James Freda (United Nations), Chris Guthrie (Vanderbilt) and Jeffery Rachlinksi (Cornell) builds on Guthrie’s and Rachlinkski’s piece Inside the Judicial Mind (with Judge … Continue reading Inside the Arbitrator’s Mind

The Pound Conferences: Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?

Lela Love, Donna Erez-Navot, and Robyn Weinstein (all Cardozo) and Vikki Rodgers (Pace) were kind enough to provide a recap of the recent Jed D. Melnick Annual Symposium entitled The Pound Conferences: Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? hosted by the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution. The Symposium opened … Continue reading The Pound Conferences: Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?

the School with no name, is now named; it’s a lot like the old name

The law school formerly known as the South Texas School of Law changed its name over the summer to the Houston College of Law and was promptly sued by the University of Houston for trademark infringement.  The University of Houston won a preliminary restraining order, and the Houston College of Law agreed to give up … Continue reading the School with no name, is now named; it’s a lot like the old name