Professor Howard Wasserman covered multiple events at the Supreme Court for SCOTUSBlog this week. He wrote about oral arguments in Perry v. Merit Systems Protection Board on the rights of federal employees and on Town of Chester v. Laroe Estates on the constitutional requirements for parties intervening in lawsuits. He also covered the Court’s unanimous decision in Goodyear Tire & Rubber v. Haeger on the power of federal courts to sanction litigants for misconduct.
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.