Finger on the Pulse: From Our Blogroll and Beyond

  • At urging of Pennsylvania Attorney General, Third Circuit seeks PA Supreme Court opinion on minority shareholders’ right to sue over merger (Legal Intelligencer)
  • Policy ideas have consequences: Soda tax proposed in France, Coca-Cola puts $24 million expansion of French plant on hold (Vancouver Sun)
  • Can a suit be certified as a class action solely for purpose of determining punitive damages after Wal-Mart v. Dukes? 9th Circuit asks a district court to consider (California Punitive Damages)
  • Back to product liability basics at the Seventh Circuit in “consumer expectations” decision (Consumer Class Actions and Mass Torts)
  • Liability without culpability: A deeply troubling trend (D&O Diary)
  • When a single-used medical device is reprocessed and does harm, is the device’s manufacturer liable for injuries? Minnesota federal court issues ruling (Drug & Device Law)
  • What we can learn about the state of federal regulation from government’s Unified Regulatory Agenda (RegBlog)
  • Is a new ACLU suit forthcoming, now that a U.S. drone has reportedly eliminated radical al-Qaeda leader Al-Aulaqi? (Volokh Conspiracy)
  • More false patent marking suits bite the dust under America Invents Act reform provision (WSJ Law Blog; for more see this Legal Pulse post)

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