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There's an interesting case that recently came down from the Third Circuit. In Lincoln Benefit Life Co. v. AEI Life, LLC, 800 F.3d 99 (3d Cir. 2015), the plaintiff insurer commenced a declaratory judgment in federal district court against two limited liability companies (LLCs), and it asserted federal diversity jurisdiction. The court was bound by ...

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Many if not most law professors write advocacy as opposed to scholarship. The key distinction is whether ahead of time you know what your conclusions are likely to be and whether subtly or with a hammer drive these points home. In many respects there is very little to separate law professor ...

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