Saturday, May 19, 2012

Summary Judgment Symposium Papers Published

The Loyola University Chicago Law Journal has just published papers from last fall's symposium on Summary Judgment.  The articles are available at

Friday, May 11, 2012

Announcing the Stanford Journal of Complex Litigation

Here is the announcement:

Dear Authors:

We are proud to announce the founding of the Stanford Journal of Complex Litigation (SJCL). Beginning in the 2012-2013 academic year, SJCL will publish articles and essays that are timely and make a significant, original contribution to the field of complex litigation. We are currently seeking article and essay manuscripts on a range of topics including the rules of civil procedure, aggregate litigation, mass torts, jurisdictional disputes, complex litigation reform, actions by private attorneys general, and transnational litigation.

We review and accept articles year-round on a rolling basis. SJCL strongly prefers electronic submissions through the ExpressO submission system, which can be found online at You may also e-mail your manuscript to We do not accept submissions in hard copy.
SJCL is also seeking faculty with expertise in areas such as civil procedure or complex litigation to serve as reviewers. If you are interested, please contact
A website with more information is forthcoming. For the time being please refer to our Stanford Law School site:

Please contact us with any questions. We look forward to working with you.


Nick Landsman-Roos & Matt Woleske
Editors-in-Chief, Stanford Journal of Complex Litigation

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Fourth Circuit Rejects Sufficiency of Evidence Appeal Absent JMOL Renewal

The Fourth Circuit has applied Unitherm to rejects a sufficiency of evidence appeal in absence of post-verdict renewal of JMOL motion.  The case is Belk, Inc. v. Meyer Corp., No. 10-1664 (May 9, 2012).  The opinion is available at