A selection of the need-to-know civil justice news for the week of May 19-26.
John O’Brien and Sara McCleary | Forbes
A lawsuit filed by a woman who says she was misled into buying Jelly Belly’s exercise jelly bean is not uncommon, one attorney says, but it is “nonsense,” the company is arguing.
Walter Olson | Overlawyered
The Litigation Lobby may despise arbitration that is contractually agreed to before a dispute, editorialists may denounce it, and legal academics may deprecate it, but the U.S. Supreme Court shows no signs of cooperating in plans to snuff it out.
S.P. Sullivan | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
A pair of Republican state lawmakers is looking to do away with tenure for state Supreme Court justices, proposing a constitutional amendment that would have voters give them a thumbs-up or thumbs-down every four years.