Howard M. Wasserman Contributor

Howard M. Wasserman is Professor of Law at FIU College of Law, where he teaches and writes on civil procedure, federal courts and civil rights litigation. He is the author of “Understanding Civil Rights Litigation” with Carolina Academic Press. He is a former law clerk for Judge Jane R. Roth of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit and Judge James T. Giles of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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03.27.18 Opinion analysis: Consolidated cases retain their independent character for finality and appealability
03.27.18 Argument analysis: “Bound and gagged in body armor, hung upside down” — considering reviewability of shackling decisions
03.19.18 Argument preview: Appealability, mandamus and mootness in the shadow of restraints on criminal defendants
01.16.18 Argument analysis: “Make an all-purpose consolidation, … like marriage” — debating the meaning of consolidation and its effects on finality
01.09.18 Argument preview: Consolidation and finality
11.08.17 Opinion analysis: Only Congress can make a jurisdictional rule
10.10.17 Argument analysis: Alito and Ginsburg spar over the rules for timely appeals
10.03.17 Argument preview: The court returns to the jurisdictionality of appellate time limits
06.26.17 Opinion analysis: Majority sides with employee in civil service argument, but Gorsuch announces his presence with authority
06.05.17 Opinion analysis: Standing, intervention and a narrow disposition
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