“[The] Delaware [court system] is now almost actively hostile toward cases they think are without merit,” Widener lawprof Larry Hamermesh tells the Wall Street Journal, regarding flimsily based suits in which lawyers seek to block corporate mergers and then collect fees when the target agrees to settle in order to get the deal done. Imagine that – almost actively hostile. If this keeps up, are lawyers supposed to hold back on unmeritorious cases, and only file the meritorious sort? Wouldn’t that be, like, monotonous?
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In this issue of Regulation, Jonathan H. Adler and Nathaniel Stewart make the case for property-based fishery management, utilizing territorial or catch-share allocation among fishery participants. Also in this issue, Michael L. Wachter explores the relationship between the much-maligned National Labor Relations Act and the decline in union membership.
April 23, 2014
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