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Seyfarth Shaw LLP
We continue to track the impact of COVID-19 on court operations and parties in civil litigation across the country.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On May 7, 2020, Governor Cuomo signed Executive Order 202.28, which continues until June 6, 2020, the tolling of civil deadlines in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
Duane Morris LLP
With 95% of the country presently subject to stay-at home orders due to COVID-19, many litigators are considering whether and how to take depositions in the coming weeks.
Lincoln Derr PLLC
On March 27, 2020 as Governor Roy Cooper's Stay at Home Order went into effect, I was fielding requests from other North Carolina lawyers to move forward with depositions. The push was on to try to keep cases moving forward.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
We are continuing to track the impact of COVID-19 on courts and parties in civil litigation across the country. (You can read our prior updates here, here, here, and here).
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Recently, in Comcast Corp. v. National Association of African American-Owned Media et al., the United States Supreme Court held that the "but-for" causation standard applies to racial bias claims under §1981 of the Civil Rights Act of 1866.
Caplin & Drysdale
A New Jersey law passed in June of 2019 that created new disclosure requirements for certain groups seeking to influence elections and government actions in the state was struck down by Judge Brian Martinotti...
Cooley LLP
COVID-19 has begun to impact virtually every aspect of global commerce.
Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
This paper reviews key civil justice issues and changes in 2019. Part I focuses on broad trends, Part II discusses pending amendments to federal court rules...
Stites & Harbison PLLC
The Tennessee Supreme Court, in an opinion published February 26, 2020, upheld Tennessee's statutory cap on noneconomic damages in civil cases, codified at Tenn.
Mayer Brown
A manufacturing company was recently served with a product liability lawsuit filed in California state court.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Illinois Supreme Court affirmed the Appellate Court's dismissal of Count I based on the tender.
Butler Snow LLP
Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(a) requires a defendant to serve an answer "within 21 days after being served with the summons and complaint."
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
A new change to California's Civil Discovery Act has all of the trappings of a burdensome and costly requirement for employer defendants litigating in California state court.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
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DLA Piper
Earlier this year, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law two bills authored by Senator Tom Umberg (D-Orange County), SB 370 and SB 17...
Williams & Connolly
International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of United States, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
At its April meeting, the Advisory Committee on Civil Rules approved a proposed amendment to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 7.01 that, if adopted, will require that each party to a lawsuit in...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
For more than a half a century, the United States has provided a powerful tool to obtain U.S. style discovery in aid of foreign proceedings. For years the statute was seldom utilized.
Butler Snow LLP
Interrogatories can serve as a useful tool for parties to obtain basic information about their adversary's case and drive discovery strategy.
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