Summer 2017 - Volume 101 Number 2

Far More Than Mere Mistakes: Judicial Commissions Sanction Judges Who Impose Fines Without Due Process

by Cynthia Gray

Summer 2017 | Volume 101 Number 2

In the roundtable discussion “Money or Justice? How Fees and Fines Have Contributed to Deep Distrust of the Courts — And What Chief Judges Are Doing About It” (from the […]

Lion of Justice: Judge Damon Keith, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

by Bernice B. Donald

Summer 2017 | Volume 101 Number 2

Judge Damon J. Keith is a Senior Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Nominated by President Jimmy Carter in 1977, Judge Keith has served […]

As I See It: Bringing Diversity to MDL

by John K. Rabiej

Summer 2017 | Volume 101 Number 2

Results of a recent empirical study dealing with plaintiff steering and other MDL committees paint a lopsided picture of white male-dominated judicial appointments. Findings from 2011 to 2016 show a […]

Data Visualization: What Is It? And Can You Trust It?

by George Socha

Summer 2017 | Volume 101 Number 2

The legal technology press is replete with articles touting the advantages of Technology Assisted Review (TAR), mostly as a way to streamline the review of electronically stored information (ESI) and […]

A better first paragraph, please

by Joseph Kimble

Summer 2017 | Volume 101 Number 2

Start strong. Our writing guru, Joseph Kimble, breaks down an opinion’s first paragraph to show a better way. Original Pending before the Court is a letter motion by plaintiff Amy […]