Monday, January 4, 2016

Prof. Levenson Co-Authors Report Assessing Criminal Informant Practices in Orange County

Professor Laurie Levenson was part of a committee that today released the "Orange County's District Attorney Informant Policies and Practices Report" after reviewing the facts regarding informant use that ultimately prompted a judge to dismiss the entire OC District Attorney's Office from prosecuting the case of Scott Dekraai, who was charged with 2011 mass shooting in Seal Beach, Calif.

Wall Street Journal References Prof. Zimmerman's Amicus Brief in Class Action Battle

Professor Adam Zimmerman was one of two primary authors for an amicus brief written on behalf of top federal court, complex litigation and administrative law scholars from around the country. The brief advances arguments made in article written in the Columbia Law Review, The Agency Class Action, 112 Colum. L. Rev. 1992 (2012). It was referenced in a Wall Street Journal story about the case.