Well the wire services are reporting the top legal stories of 2005, as graded by the legal experts:
2. Rehnquist-Roberts transition
3. The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act
A touch insular, perhaps.
In the wider world, what were the top issues?
I’m tempted to list some of the huger mistakes that courts have made, ranging from the RIM saga [of which the New Yorker has a great piece today] and the collapse of the BCCI brought by Deloittes on behalf of BCCI investors against the Bank of England, which collapsed after 12 years. . . . [more]