With Halloween approaching at the end of the month, we offer the following:
In the New York Times, Adam Liptak has a piece on the trend of Supreme Court opinions accepting and restating facts appearing in amicus briefing, some of which facts are later revealed to be erroneous or based on questionable studies: "Seeking Facts, Justices Settle for What Briefs Tell Them." This is a phenomenon that was heavily criticized by Justice Scalia in his dissent in Sykes v. United States, No. 09-11311 (2011):
UPDATE [7/22/14]: Professor Hamburger has a further piece on distinguishing the rule of law from rule by law.
by professor Randy Barnett here.
Berger Harris partner and Business Law Basics co-author Brian Gottesman was interviewed by Family BusinessCast on the advantages of
“The King to the sheriff, greetings.
Andre Bouchard has been confirmed by the Delaware Senate to serve as the 21st Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery.