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Prof. Howard M. Wasserman reported for SCOTUSBlog on January 11, 2017 on the oral argument in Goodyear Tire & Rubber v. Haeger, reviewing an award of $2.7 million in attorney’s fees arising from Goodyear’s bad-faith litigation misconduct. Oral argument took place on January 10, 2017 and the transcript is available from the Supreme Court of the United States.


Prof. Wasserman¬†joined FIU Law in 2003 and teaches civil procedure, evidence, federal courts, civil rights, and First Amendment; his scholarship focuses on the freedom of speech and on the role of procedure and jurisdiction in public-law and civil-rights litigation. He blogs at PrawfsBlawg and at Sports-Law Blog and is the Section Editor for the Courts Law Section of JOTWELL. Professor Wasserman is a loyal Chicago Cubs fan. To read Prof. Wasserman’s works, visit his Selected Works gallery.