All posts by Art Hinshaw

Sant’Ambrogio and Zimmerman: Inside the Agency Class Action

Michael Sant’Amrogio (Michigan State) and Adam Zimmerman (Loyola LA) recently posted their piece Inside the Agency Class Action, 126 Yale L. J. (forthcoming 2017), which focuses on the aggregate litigation and settlement techniques in agency adjudication.   The piece is still a work in progress, and they welcome your comments. The abstract is below. Federal agencies … Continue reading Sant’Ambrogio and Zimmerman: Inside the Agency Class Action

U.S. Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim (N.D. Cal.) talks about settlement conferences

U.S. Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim was recently interviewed in the Recorder (the legal newspaper in the Bay Area) about various aspects of being a Magistrate Judge, including hosting judicial settlement conferences.  I’ve been spending some time thinking about the real differences between judicial settlement conferences and mediations (most in the Phoenix legal community call them … Continue reading U.S. Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim (N.D. Cal.) talks about settlement conferences

University of Houston Files Trademark Infringement Suit Against Houston College of Law (fka South Texas)

Today the University of Houston filed a trademark infringement suit against the South Texas College of Law to keep the former from changing its name to the Houston College of Law.  Specifically the complaint states: South Texas College of Law (STCL) recently announced a name change to “Houston College of Law,” a name strikingly similar … Continue reading University of Houston Files Trademark Infringement Suit Against Houston College of Law (fka South Texas)

University of Houston Law Center v. Houston College of Law (formerly known as the South Texas College of Law))

Yesterday the South Texas College of Law announced that it was renaming itself the Houston College of Law.  According to the Chronicle of Higher Education: Board Chairman J. Ken Johnson said in a statement the name was changed in part to create a stronger association with the 93-year-old law school and the nation’s fourth-largest city.  … Continue reading University of Houston Law Center v. Houston College of Law (formerly known as the South Texas College of Law))

Leiter: Most Cited Law and Social Science Scholars (Plus)

Every summer University of Chicago Law Prof Brian Leiter posts lists of the most cited scholars in various disciplines at his blog Brian Leiter’s Law School Reports.  Today he posted his  Most Cited Faculty in Law and Social Science Rankings which are based on the Gregory Sisk’s and colleagues’ scholarly productivity rankings of law school … Continue reading Leiter: Most Cited Law and Social Science Scholars (Plus)