Professor Elizabeth Schneider was quoted in the National Law Journal
on Monday concerning the Ashcroft v. Iqbal
ruling, which has increased the amount of initial evidence a plaintiff needs to avoid having the case dismissed. Professor Schneider, who has written extensively on federal civil procedure, told the Law Journal that the Iqbal
case forces judges to go "line by line" through pleadings, open the door to judicial bias. Read
the full article.