Tag: book review

  • A Review of Robin DiAngelo’s White Fragility

    I recently finished Robin DiAngelo’s book, White Fragility. I think it’s one of those books that it’s important to read because it is being so widely discussed. If you haven’t read it, you should. The basic idea of the book is based on DiAngelo’s experience over many years in facilitating discussions on race and racism […]

  • Book of the Day: General Principles of Law and International Due Process

    Readers, I’ve been meaning for a while to call to your attention a new book by friend of Letters Blogatory Charles T. Kotuby Jr. and Luke A. Sobota: General Principles of Law and International Due Process: Principles and Norms Applicable in Transnational Disputes. Most of the book has to do with the substantive law—the requirement […]

  • Book of the Day: International Aspects of U.S. Litigation

    Readers, I am very pleased to announce the publication of the ABA’s new two-volume deskbook, International Aspects of U.S. Litigation, edited by James E. Berger of King & Spalding. The book features contributions from many excellent authors, including several friends. I am the author of the chapter of service of process. Other chapters cover subject-matter […]

  • Book of the Day: Comparative Law for Spanish-English Speaking Lawyers

    I have the prejudices of a practitioner: I like a really useful book. Sure, you can write a treatise on delocalized arbitration, but what can you tell me that I can use in my everyday practice? The book of the day, Comparative Law for Spanish-English Speaking Lawyers, is a useful book. I recommend it.

  • Book Review: Michael Goldhaber’s Crude Awakening: Chevron In Ecuador

    I don’t know whether the timing of Michael Goldhaber’s new e-book, Crude Awakening, which came out shortly before Paul Barrett’s Law of the Jungle, was mere coincidence, but it is fair to say that for Steven Donziger, September is the cruelest month. Folks who have not been following the twists and turns of the Chevron/Ecuador […]