It seems like the buzzer in the U of M/Tubby Smith/Jimmy Williams case has finally sounded. As reported by the Star Tribune, the Minnesota Supreme Court has reversed Williams’ $1 million jury award against the University of Minnesota and men’s basketball coach Orlando Henry “Tubby” Smith for negligent misrepresentation. Justice Christopher Dietzen, writing for majority […]

In a published opinion released today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (Smith, Bye, Colloton, opinion by Smith) reaffirmed its long-held and not controversial view that “being very busy” does not qualify as “excusable neglect” for missing a court deadline and, as a result, the plaintiff in an employment discrimination case lost […]