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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04.18.17 Opinion analysis: But-for causation and inherent-power civil sanctions
04.18.17 Argument analysis: Intervention, standing and control over litigation
04.17.17 Argument analysis: Pulling wings off flies and other efforts to make sense of the Civil Service Reform Act
04.10.17 Argument preview: Standing for intervention
04.10.17 Argument preview: Revisiting the proper forum for civil service review in mixed cases
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
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