Justice Sonia Sotomayor discusses her views on writing dissents and the change she hopes they inspire in the law, in the second of two articles based on an exclusive interview with the 111th justice.
mag norm Justice Sotomayor On Working A Room And The Post-Scalia Void

By Ed Beeson

Justice Sonia Sotomayor discusses the one thing she hates seeing at oral arguments, why diversity matters on the federal bench, and her habit of embracing audience members at live talks, in the first of two articles based on an exclusive interview with the 111th justice.

414 Justice Ginsburg On Diversity And Persuading Her Colleagues

By Jacqueline Bell

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discusses what it means to have three women on the court, the aftermath of hostile Senate confirmation fights, and why justices sometimes do the unexpected, in the first of two articles based on an exclusive interview with the feminist icon.

mag-normal Justice Ginsburg On Oral Argument And ‘Imperious’ Attorneys

By Jacqueline Bell

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discusses the value of oral arguments, advice for advocates, and the one thing lawyers do that irks her, in the second of two articles based on an exclusive interview.

414 How A Decade Of Upheaval Changed Class Action Firms

By Sindhu Sundar

In the wake of major overhauls to class action law, plaintiffs firms are finding the best way to achieve success is to band together.

414 ‘Professional Objectors’ And The Class Action Payday Wars

By Diana Novak Jones and Ed Beeson

A Texas attorney facing a lawsuit claiming he hijacks class action settlements is being held out as a prime example of why the objections process needs reform.

414 Era Of Mammoth Cases Tests Remedy Of Last Resort

By Natalie Rodriguez

Your past Google searches likely put you in line for a cut of a multimillion-dollar class settlement, but under the cy pres deal, you'll get nothing. Courts are increasingly asking: Is this fair?

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