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Arnold & Porter
For the past few months, we've been taking a detailed look at the Court's results record and the individual Justices' voting records in various areas of the civil and criminal law.
Reed Smith
We're taking a timeout from our summer reading parade of baggy 19th Century novels. After gorging ourselves on Dickens...
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
In recent years, courts and other commentators have expressed frustration with those who assert bad-faith objections to proposed federal class-action settlements to extract a personal payoff to withdraw their objection.
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
On July 15, 2020, in La Liberte v. Reid, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated a district court's ruling striking a defamation suit under California's "anti-SLAPP" statute. 2020 WL 3980223.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
FINRA proposed temporary amendments to FINRA Rules 1015, 9261, 9524 and 9830 to give the Office of Hearing Officers and National Adjudicatory Council the authority to conduct hearings by video conference.
Withers LLP
On March 20, 2020, Governor Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.8, tolling New York's statute of limitations and other procedural deadlines from March 20, 2020 through April 19, 2020...
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
An article written by Greg Corbett and Marie McKiernan titled "Impact and 'Unintended Benefits' of the Federal Circuit's Suspension of In-Person Oral Arguments" was...
Arnold & Porter
This article addresses how German law determines the appropriate judicial dunning procedure for Judicial Payment Demands applications regarding claims made by the German offices of US law firms.
Bowditch & Dewey
The Worcester Business Journal published "How prejudgment attachments impact your leverage" by Jared Fiore.
Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney
Last week, the Missouri legislature passed comprehensive changes to the assessment of punitive damages in Missouri.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
A not uncommon tactic of defendants facing both civil lawsuits and criminal charges is to attempt to halt the civil case against them on the ground that the authorities are criminally prosecuting...
Mintz
Yesterday the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit released modifications to court procedures, indicating that all in-person oral arguments are suspended until further notice. Fed. Cir. Admin. Order No. 20-02 (May 18, 2020).
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
All lawsuits in federal district court start with the filing of a complaint. But that complaint, amongst other documents, must eventually reach the defendant for a lawsuit to truly begin...
Butler Snow LLP
The continuing challenge for the practitioner is to effectively advocate for the represented client, without appearing to be unfair or unreasonable, while guiding the court to avoid any temptation to "cut corners"...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Americans are no stranger to calamitous events—whether human-induced (e.g., the 2008 financial crisis) or nature-induced (e.g., Superstorm Sandy)—and the immediate, and often long-term,...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The Illinois Code of Civil Procedure sets out strict rules for filing post-trial motions in jury trials, stating: "Relief desired after trial in jury cases,"
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
In a recent decision that will have a significant impact on employers litigating wage-and-hour disputes, the Second Circuit held in Yu v. Hasaki Restaurant, Inc., No. 17-3388-cv...
Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP
A significant factor to consider when evaluating a case, in particular for purposes of settlement, is whether the opposing party intends to utilize expert witnesses.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Earlier this year, the Ninth Circuit held that plaintiffs cannot avail themselves of liberal discovery rules in order to locate class representatives.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In Bivens v. Six Unknown Fed. Narcotics Agents, the United States Supreme Court (Court) allowed for the creation of a private cause of action for damages arising from violations of the Fourth ...
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