"Book review: Justice Kennedy's law; Understanding the 'swing voter.'"
At "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has this review
of Frank J. Colucci
's recent book, "Justice Kennedy's Jurisprudence: The Full and Necessary Meaning of Liberty
"We granted review in this case to determine whether a court may consider the reasonableness of attorney fees claimed in a breach of contract action where the contract does not specify that the fees incurred must be reasonable."
So begins the majority opinion
in an interesting case that the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
Of the five justices who participated in the ruling, three joined in the majority opinion, one issued an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part, and the court's chief justice issued a dissenting opinion.
Pennsylvania's highest court is about to undergo, once again, a change in personnel at the start of a new year, and as a result yesterday that court issued a large number of new rulings. Many more rulings may yet be handed down before the end of 2009.
"Supreme Court has saved toughest cases for second half":
Michael Doyle of McClatchy Newspapers has this report
"Infamous 'Wardrobe Malfunction' Case Heading Back to 3rd Circuit":
Shannon P. Duffy of The Legal Intelligencer has this report