US law and business press ~ Media techniques at trial, Quizno's class action settlement, Philadelphia racketeering indictment, Supreme Court secrecy Maryam Shad at 5:53 AM ET
In Thursday's US law and business press, the ABA Journal reports on the growing use of film, TV and other media at trial.... The Legal Intelligencer reports on a Third US Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that defendants cannot derail a proposed class action lawsuit by using Rule 68 against the lead plaintiff and then demanding the case's dismissal as moot... The Denver Business Journal reports that a Denver judge has ordered settlement of a class action suit against Quizno's Corp. for breach of fiduciary duty charges... The Philadelphia Business Journal reports that two former Philadelphia city officials are among those charged in a 48-count racketeering indictment.... FindLaw's Writ features attorney/author Edward Lazarus's column on new revelations about Bush v. Gore and US Supreme Court secrecy.
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