This month, we have an abundance of "other strategists." At the beginning of the month, I attended the 5th Annual Conference on the Globalization of Class Actions at the Hague. The conference was extremely informative, even though it focused more on mass litigation than class actions specifically. Fellow blogger (and extremely nice guy in-person) Paul

 It’s no secret that plaintiffs often choose cases, not so much because of the merits of the rulings, but because of the outrage they can generate. (Indeed, some plaintiffs’ counsel openly discuss how they picture either how a particular cross-examination or closing argument will sound.)

As it turns out, a nine-year old lecture by Cass

 In the 1990s, a group of attorneys sued a number of securities broker-dealers nationwide. They alleged that the broker-dealers had executed a number of securities orders at the "National Best Bid and Offer" (NBBO) price–which would provide a customer with the lowest available ask or the highest available bid for a security–an industry-wide