Monthly Archives: January 2011

Insurance Commissioners Swipe the Judiciary’s Authority to Establish Federal Standards of Review—and Courts Like It!

A number of state insurance commissioners, goaded by their non-governmental lobbying group NAIC, have passed insurance regulations that prohibit discretionary clauses in life, health, or disability policies or certificates issued within their states.  These regulations have enormous political appeal for … Continue reading

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The Pundit Enters the Blogosphere with Mild Trepidation

There are many reasons to blog.  Education, marketing, name recognition, establishing credentials, are just a few.  Many blogs provide summaries about important cases, with a tincture of commentary.  The Pundit blogs to express personal opinions and stir debate.  I write … Continue reading

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