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Matters That Matter: July Pro Bono Roundup
In this edition of Matters that Matter, we honor the many lawyers who have dedicated their time to important pro bono
United States
5 Aug 2019
From Unlawful Search To Injunctive Relief
On Wednesday, January 16, 2019, federal Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim ordered the Rohnert Park police department to retrain its officers on the proper methods and laws regarding probation searches.
United States
12 Feb 2019
KT4 Partners LLC v. Palantir Techs. Inc.: Navigating The Choppy Waters Of Stockholder Inspection Demands
On January 29, 2019, the Delaware Supreme Court (Strine, C.J.) addressed when stockholders may be able to access company emails as part of a books and records inspection demand
United States
7 Feb 2019
House Passes Bill Proposing Sweeping Changes To Class Action Litigation
The House of Representatives has passed legislation that will fundamentally change class actions as we know them.
United States
21 Mar 2017
What Part Did You Not Understand? Recent State-Court Decisions Require The U.S. Supreme Court To Address—Yet Again—The Constitutional Limits On Personal Jurisdiction
In its most recent decisions on personal jurisdiction, the Supreme Court has reiterated the distinction between general personal jurisdiction on the one hand and specific personal jurisdiction on the other.
United States
30 Jan 2017
Trending Now: Article III Standing After Spokeo
In Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, the Supreme Court clarified the requirements necessary for plaintiffs to establish standing.
United States
23 Aug 2016
Keeping It In Court: Unaccepted Offer Of Judgment Doesn't Moot Class Claims
On April 6, 2016, the Third Circuit, in Weitzner v. Sanofi Pasteur, Inc., considered whether an offer of judgment under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 68 moots a plaintiff's entire action, including class claims...
United States
19 May 2016
Do Not Go Gentle Into That Jurisdiction: No "Situs Of Injury" Merely Because Copyrighted Material Is Accessible
Because content posted online can be accessed nearly anywhere, courts regularly face the issue of whether they have personal jurisdiction over a defendant who posted material to the web or a social media site.
United States
9 May 2016
MoFo IP Newsletter - April 2016
Rule 84 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure introduced a series of forms that became part of the rulebook.
United States
29 Apr 2016
New Jersey Supreme Court Questions Ethics Of "Friending" A Litigation Foe
Attorneys often research adverse parties online to obtain potentially useful—and publicly available—evidence for use in a case.
United States
28 Apr 2016
Five Key Lessons For Business Litigators From National Abortion Federation v. Center For Medical Progress
On February 5, 2016, Morrison & Foerster secured a preliminary injunction on behalf of its client, National Abortion Federation ("NAF"), in National Abortion Federation v. Center for Medical Progress.
United States
12 Feb 2016
Defendants Find Relief From Burdensome Discovery Requests
Defendants with substantial resources frequently find themselves on the receiving end of unreasonable discovery requests in an attempt to overwhelm the party and stall litigation.
United States
12 Feb 2016
U.S. Supreme Court Closes One Door To Mooting A Plaintiff's Claims, But Potentially Opens Another
On Wednesday, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Campbell-Ewald Company v. Gomez, No. 14–857 (Jan. 20, 2016)...
United States
26 Jan 2016
Sales Data Alone Insufficient To Support CAFA Jurisdiction In Gerber's Graduates Puffs Labeling Case
In Gyorke-Takatri v. Nestle USA, Inc., the United States District Court for the Northern District of California held that parties in a class action seeking to remove an action to federal court...
United States
30 Nov 2015
Supreme Court Allows Agencies To Reinterpret The Law At Their Discretion
Pursuant to the APA, legislative rulemaking requires a period for notice and comment by industry stakeholders because, unlike interpretive rules, a legislative rule has the "force and effect of law."
United States
14 Apr 2015
Supreme Court Holds That "Tacking" Inquiry Is Generally A Jury Question
The Supreme Court issued its opinion in Hana Financial, Inc. v. Hana Bank, No. 13-1211.
United States
2 Feb 2015
Ninth Circuit Offers Guidance To Defendants Seeking To Establish Removal Jurisdiction
The Supreme Court denied a petition for a writ of certiorari in a case in which the Ninth Circuit established the framework for resolving challenges to removal jurisdiction.
United States
17 Nov 2014
New York Family Court Magistrate Allows Unprecedented Service Of Process Via Facebook; Will Others Follow?
A Support Magistrate permitted a father seeking to modify his child support payments to serve process on the child's mother by sending her a digital copy of the summons and petition through her Facebook account.
United States
22 Oct 2014
More Than Another Alien Tort Statute Case: The Supreme Court May Limit Personal Jurisdiction
On October 15, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in the first of two significant personal jurisdiction cases on the docket: DaimlerChrysler AG v. Bauman, No. 11-965 (cert. granted Apr. 22, 2013).
United States
28 Oct 2013
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