Volume 122 · February 2009 · Number 4
Cass R. Sunstein
Our Schmittian Administrative Law
DEVELOPMENTS IN THE LAW
Developments in the Law – Access to Courts
Prediction Markets and Law: A Skeptical Account
En Banc Third Circuit Strikes Down Federal Statute Prohibiting the Interstate Sale of Depictions of Animal Cruelty. — United States v. Stevens, 533 F.3d 218 (3d Cir. 2008) (en banc).
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Accepts Loss of a Chance in Medical Malpractice Suits. — Matsuyama v. Birnbaum, 890 N.E.2d 819 (Mass. 2008).
Tenth Circuit Strikes Down Colorado Law Exempting "Pervasively Sectarian" Religious Colleges from State Scholarship Program. — Colorado Christian University v. Weaver, 534 F.3d 1245 (10th Cir. 2008).
Supreme Court of Michigan Holds that Public Employers May Not Provide Healthcare Benefits to Same-Sex Domestic Partners of Employees. — National Pride at Work, Inc. v. Governor of Michigan, 748 N.W.2d 524 (Mich. 2008).
Congress Grants Telecommunications Companies Retroactive Immunity from Civil Suits for Complying with NSA Terrorist Surveillance Program. — FISA Amendments Act of 2008, Pub. L. No. 110-261, 122 Stat. 2436.