Posted on: April 23, 2013

Updated 4/24/2012 - Meghan McArdle has further discussion at the Daily Beast.

Tag: Law & Economics, Taxation, Technology & Law
Posted on: April 22, 2013

Eugene Volokh reports on an interesting case, Med Express Inc. v. Nicholls, Case No. 13-CIV-0351 (Ohio Comm. Pl.).  The action was filed by an online vendor who received negative feedback on Ebay from a purchaser.

Tag: Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Commercial Litigation, Consumer Protection, Technology & Law, Torts
Posted on: April 17, 2013

Chapters 1 (Introduction) and 2 (What is Law?) of Business Law Basics are now available online.

Tag: Professional News
Posted on: April 16, 2013

The term “ADR” stands for “alternative dispute resolution.”  The term ADR, when used in reference to a pending civil lawsuit, refers to the resolution of the lawsuit by means other than having a judge or jury decide the ultimate issues.  ADR can be as informal as negotiations between the parties or their attorneys, or it can be as formal as binding arbitration.  One of the many advantages of ADR is that it can be tailored to suit the needs of the parties. 

Tag: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure
Posted on: April 15, 2013

“He that bereaves my will, which by God’s permission I have now made, let him be bereaved of these earthly joys; and may the Almighty Lord – cut him off from all holy men’s communion in Doomsday; and be he delivered to Satan, the Devil and all his cursed companions to hell’s bottom, and there be tortured, with those whom God has cast off or forsaken, without intermission, and never trouble my heirs.”

-Will of Wolgith, 1046, setting forth an unusually robust no-contest clause.

Tag: Agency, Legal History, Trust Law, Wills & Estates
Posted on: April 11, 2013

Samuel D. Brickley 2nd, Brian M. Gottesman, and the law firm of Berger Harris are pleased to announce the launch of the Business Law Basics website.

Tag: Professional News