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Professor Dessem Comments on Local Contempt Case

A Boone County (Mo.) man is spending his nights in jail for a zoning infraction on his property. In a recent Columbia Tribune article, “No resolution in sight for contempt case,” Professor Larry Dessem commented on the court order, civil contempt, and what the landowner needs to do to resolve the situation. In the piece, Dessem says, “An old saying…

Professor Strong to Publish in Houston Law Review

Professor S.I. Strong’s most recent article, “Past as Prologue:  Arbitration as an Early Common Law Court?,” has just been accepted for publication in volume 57 of the Houston Law Review.  The paper was part of the works-in-progress conference associated with the annual CSDR symposium, “Beyond the FAA: Arbitration Procedure, Practice and Policy in Historical…

Professor Strong Publishes Article in Leading English Law Review

Professor S.I. Strong recently wrote an article applying default theory to the question of dispute system design in order to understand the continuing debate about the privatization of civil justice in England and Wales.  The article, “Defining the Litigation Default,” 37 Civil Justice Quarterly 463 (2018), offers helpful new insights into the structure and operation of the Civil Procedure Rules and provides policymakers with…

Sixth Edition of Professor Dessem’s Book Published

Thomson Reuters (West) recently published the 6th edition of Professor Larry Dessem’s book Pretrial Litigation: Law, Policy & Practice. This latest edition is current through the 2018 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, with significantly rewritten text concerning electronic discovery law and…

D.C. District Court Cites Professor Halabi’s Article on Corporate Veil-Piercing

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has cited Professor Sam Halabi’s article, Veil-Piercing’s Procedure, 67 Rutgers U. L. Rev. 1001, as part of its analysis of D.C. corporate law.  Resolving a dispute between a developer and a university-landowner, the Court excerpted Halabi’s research showing that “courts differ as to (1) whether “plaintiffs [must] bring an independent cause…