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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06.20.19 Opinion analysis: Fabricated-evidence claims accrue only on favorable termination of prosecution
05.28.19 Opinion analysis: The First Amendment, probable cause and questions left unanswered
04.18.19 Argument analysis: Spinning heads and swimming constitutional rights in debates over an accrual rule
04.10.19 Argument preview: Searching for an accrual rule when the government fabricates evidence in a criminal proceeding
02.26.19 Opinion analysis: Unanimous court rejects equitable tolling for interlocutory appeals of class-certification denials
11.28.18 Argument analysis: Laughing and tolling the time to appeal class certification orders
11.27.18 Argument analysis: “Contempt of cop” — Justices search for compromise standard for First Amendment retaliatory arrests
11.20.18 Argument preview: Equitable tolling and appeals of class certification
11.19.18 Argument preview: Probable cause, retaliatory arrests, and the First Amendment
05.14.18 Opinion analysis: Constitutional challenge to shackling policy becomes moot when criminal prosecutions terminate
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