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Peter Fu
Friday, November 30, 2012

On October 24th, 2012, the Rutgers Association for Public Interest Law[2] and Rutgers Democratic Law Students Association



Adam Wilson
Sunday, October 21, 2012

Patrick Henry once said, “The liberties of the people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them.”[2] Presumably embracing a sentiment similar to Henry’s, Congress enacted the Freedom of Information



Mark Natale
Wednesday, October 10, 2012

On February 18, 2005, President Bush signed the Class Action Fairness Act (“CAFA”) into law.[2]  He described the legislation as “a critical step toward ending the lawsuit culture in our country” and lauded that the law will “ease the needless bu



Jeremy Reich
Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Litigation is a relatively recession proof business and is, therefore, an attractive asset class to investors.[2]  As a result, third party investment in litigation has become a lucrative business.



Alexander Brown
Thursday, September 13, 2012

The expression “professional plaintiff” has long been a dirty word in the legal lexicon.[2]  To some, the term describes “rapacious jackals whose declared well-being camouflages their unwholesome appetite for corporate dollars.”



Christopher Setz-Kelly
Saturday, August 25, 2012

The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), a San Francisco-area commuter rail governmental agency created by the State of California, shut down cellular communications, including internet access on “smart phones” for over three hours on August 11, 2011 in several of their stations.



Jared Berkowitz
Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Revolution is in the air: from Tunisia to Egypt, Libya to Syria; from the streets of lower Manhattan to the hills of Berkeley, making Amory Starr, Luis Fernandez and Christian Scholl’s work, Shutting Down the Streets: Political Violence and Social Control in the Global Era all the more relevan



Samuel Waltzer
Tuesday, January 24, 2012

This note examines a gap in military health insurance availability for retired military reservists who have not yet attained age 60 ("gray area reservists") and proposes a solution to fix this problem. The solution essentially entails expanding the current health insurance program for actively drilling military reservists to cover gray area reservists.


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