The Supreme Court’s February/March argument calendar includes the case of King v. Burwell on March 4. King centers on the issue of statutory authority for a federal health care exchange. For those who have used the exchange, received credits, or are otherwise impacted, it appears that another tax year has begun bearing the fruits of uncertainty.
Read it here. We will see just how dynamic (or utterly predictable) the legal minds of those nine judges are as machines compete with humans to predict the case results in this term’s FantasySCOTUS.
Bloomberg announced a new, online bankruptcy law treatise featuring frequent updates and revisions and shepherded by an editorial board, expert bankruptcy judges and attorneys, and in-house Bloomberg staff. It appears to be more interactive than other such sources and has at least the beginnings of a litigation drafting service. See Jean O’Grady’s comments (“Toss the Pocket Parts..”, December 4) for a full discussion from a librarian’s perspective. What remains to be seen: overlapping questions as to the quality of this gigantic tome and whether an “expert” work crowdsourced to this extent is particularly helpful or internally consistent.
She disagrees with McKay on the current excitement level within legal publishing and the stimulation it provides its worker inhabitants. As she admits in the comments though, it depends on the company, the position, and other circumstances.