Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week we are hosting an online symposium on NIFLA v. Becerra, in which the Supreme Court will consider whether the disclosures required by California’s Reproductive FACT Act violate the free speech clause of the First Amendment. Contributions are available at this link.

Howard M. Wasserman Contributor

Howard M. Wasserman is Professor of Law at FIU College of Law, where he teaches and writes on civil procedure, federal courts and civil rights litigation. He is the author of “Understanding Civil Rights Litigation” with Carolina Academic Press. He is a former law clerk for Judge Jane R. Roth of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit and Judge James T. Giles of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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01.11.17 Argument analysis: “The train jumped the track and it went in an entirely wrong direction” — the court considers the causation standard for imposing sanctions
01.03.17 Argument preview: Bad-faith discovery sanctions, inherent authority and direct causation
04.26.16 Opinion analysis: Improper motive can violate the First Amendment, even with a factual mistake
01.20.16 Argument analysis: The First Amendment, political inactivity, and improper government motive
01.12.16 Argument preview: The First Amendment, public employment, and misperceived political association
12.08.15 Opinion analysis: Removing discretion in convening three-judge district courts
11.05.15 Argument analysis: “Wow . . . That’s my comment” – a passive Court and a predictable outcome on three-judge courts
10.19.15 Argument preview: Is a three-judge court “not required” when a pleading fails to state a claim?
04.23.15 Opinion analysis: Clear statements, sovereign immunity, and timeliness
01.21.15 Opinion analysis: Finality, appealability, and single-claim actions
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