British Virgin Islands
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The Federal Circuit has resolved another skirmish in its ongoing battle with District Judge Alan D. Albright over convenience transfers.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
Standing can often be a nuanced concept in litigation proceedings. In a recent case involving California's "anti-spam" email statute.
Freeman Mathis & Gary
Over time, the Georgia Supreme Court held that a contemporaneous objection is not required when the alleged error was the subject of a motion in limine.
Butler Snow LLP
On June 11, 2021, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed into law Act 176 making substantial changes to Louisiana's procedural rules governing answers and the taking of default judgments...
Arnold & Porter
Sometimes a client will learn that it is a named defendant in an unsealed qui tam complaint with which it has not yet been served.
Teams of experts, advisors and legal counsel prepare for months to win the day at a public hearing for a proposed development.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
On August 26, 2021, the Florida Supreme Court issued an opinion codifying the common-law "Apex Doctrine," adding a new subsection (h) to Rule 1.280...
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.
The judge glances at you as he announces his ruling granting your opponent's motion to disqualify your law firm. You think back to the day, one year earlier, when the case came...
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
On August 12, 2021, the California Supreme Court issued its opinion in Natarajan v. Dignity Health, No. S259364. The case addresses the potential bias of hearing officers appointed to preside...
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Earlier this year, the Nonhuman Rights Project ("NRP") filed an appeal to New York's highest court, arguing for the release of Happy the Elephant from the Bronx Zoo.
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.
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
One common interaction businesses have with the United States bankruptcy system is the unfortunate experience of being a defendant in a preference action.
In Edwards v. Junior State of America Foundation, the Eastern District of Texas determined that screenshots of social media messages are not sufficient evidentiary substitutes for spoliated native files.
Winston & Strawn LLP
In its opposed motion, Defendant Juniper Networks, Inc. (Juniper) submitted that the Northern District of California was a proper and more convenient venue for the action brought in Waco...
Alston & Bird
"An injury in law is not an injury in fact." Our Litigation Group explores how the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that despite whatever Congress may say...
Winston & Strawn LLP
Judge Albright issued two amended standing orders, which are now published on the Western District of Texas website here and here.
This episode profiles Dewey Bozella, a former professional boxer and WilmerHale client who spent 26 years in prison for a crime he did not commit.
Jones & Keller PC
A rookie mistake sheds light on how cooperation among opposing counsel can lead to better client outcomes, and tips on how to get there.