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Lincoln Derr PLLC
An unpublished opinion from the Court of Appeals often garners little attention.
Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP
It is important to note that officials who seek protection under this rule cannot simply claim a broad or blanket lack of knowledge to qualify for its protections.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Tampa, Fla. (October 4, 2021) - Florida's Proposal For Settlement (PFS) provision was created to encourage early settlement of litigation and is governed by Florida Statute 768.79 and Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.442.
Arnold & Porter
Today, we're winding up our three-week trip through the data, asking whether the Supreme Court prefers to review final judgments. First up – civil cases for the years 2010 to 2020.
Duane Morris LLP
On June 21, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey announced that it would amend Local Rule 7.1.1 to require disclosure of any third-party litigation funding received by any party.
Arnold & Porter
Last week, we began our review of a new question: is the conventional wisdom which posits that the Supreme Court only reviews final judgments (making a petition for review under any other ...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Historically, Florida state courts have allowed plaintiffs to depose a defendant's senior executives regardless of whether they have personal knowledge of the underlying claim...
Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP
On August 30, 2021, the Arizona Supreme Court instituted a landmark rule change that made Arizona the first state in the country to abolish the use of peremptory challenges in criminal and civil trials.
Parsons Behle & Latimer
On Dec. 1, 2020, a major amendment to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(b) (6) took effect. The amendment is designed to encourage proportionality and equity when conducting discovery in a civil case.
Wilk Auslander
It is no secret that the United States permits far broader pre-trial discovery than most – possibly all -- other countries. Broad discovery has plusses and minuses.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
With Labor Day around the corner and summer coming to a close, the Federal Circuit had a busy week with a lot of precedential opinions to pick from.
Jenner & Block
In 2017, the Supreme Court held in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court, 137 S. Ct. 1773 (2017), that a defendant in a mass tort action is not subject to specific personal jurisdiction...
Ward and Smith, P.A.
In October of 2020, House Bill 679 made significant changes to Rule 5 ("Service and Filing of Pleadings and Other Papers") of the North Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure. The amended Rule 5 creates two important changes.
Winstead PC
In Bird v. Carl C. Anderson, a trust beneficiary sued a defendant for usurping a trustee's role and breaching fiduciary duties as a de facto trustee.
Cooley LLP
Kathleen Hartnett, Andrew Barr, Julie Veroff, Elizabeth Reinhardt and Katelyn Kang secured a runner-up spot on The American Lawyer's Litigation Daily Litigator of the...
Holland & Knight
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) can file a lien and levy on any and all of a taxpayer's property (and rights to property) regardless of how the property is held or titled. 26 U.S.C. § 6321.
Arnold & Porter
Between 1990 and 2004, appellants in insurance law cases won 63.27% of the time to 36.73%
Arnold & Porter
This week, we're continuing our investigation of the data on amicus curiae briefs.
Arnold & Porter
Between 2010 and 2020, 212 amicus briefs have been filed at the Court in civil cases. Briefs supporting appellants have been on the winning side in 71.43% of cases, while briefs supporting appellees have prevailed in only 29.07%.
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