Herbert Smith Freehills
Further to its accession to the New York Convention in 2020 (discussed in our blog post here), Sierra Leone's House of Parliament has approved a new arbitration law.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Second Circuit on August 5 clarified the standard for attachment in aid of arbitration – in this case an international arbitration and assets of a Lebanese bank held in New York.
Jenner & Block
Judge David Counts in the Western District of Texas agreed with the team's position and ordered Mr. Lambirth's sentence reduced to time served.
They go on to explore a comparison with English case law in relation to discovery mechanisms available under the Arbitration Act 1996.
Morrison Mahoney LLP
Boston partner Joe Desmond and associate Kevin Buono prevailed in the Massachusetts Appeals Court on an appeal of a defense verdict in a wrongful death case against our nursing home client.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The 2022 Liquor Liability Laws, 50-State Survey, addresses the various issues present in this class of business through a review of Dram Shop statutes...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
In the Michigan Court of Appeals, when a party files an appeal as of right (or the Court of Appeals grants leave to appeal), the appellee is entitled to file a cross-appeal.
Arnold & Porter
Madison and St. Clair counties account for well over half of the population of the Fifth District counties which produced cases in the past decade – 29.09% in Madison, 28.17%...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On July 20, 2022, the California Supreme Court granted review in Adolph v. Uber Technologies, Inc., Cal. Ct. App. Case No. G059860, which indicates that it may intend to address...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On June 13, 2022, the Supreme Court issued its highly anticipated decision on the issue of whether 28 U.S.C. § 1782 permits district courts to order discovery for use in international commercial arbitration or ad hoc investment arbitration.
The decision could resolve an open question in this influential jurisdiction for tort litigation.
Arnold & Porter
This week, we're concluding our series tracing the origin of the civil cases reviewed by the Supreme Court, District by District, since 1990.
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
How can trustees reduce the limitations periods for challenges to the trust instrument or the trustee's administration?...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
This week, the Court considers the fair use defense to copyright infringement and addresses the proper venue for petitions to enforce arbitral summonses.
Morris James LLP
In 2020, 861 women in the United States died of maternal causes.
Ward and Smith, P.A.
Parties to a lawsuit often find themselves on the "same side of the courtroom" as other entities or individuals. In these instances, where a party is one of multiple (or many) co-plaintiffs or co-defendants...
Butler Snow LLP
Co-host Jody Sanders and I recently released the 100th episode of the Texas Appellate Law Podcast, proudly presented by Butler Snow. It's a milestone worth celebrating, so we decided to try something different...
Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff
The Trump-era National Labor Relations Board "made multiple overlapping errors" in determining that Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc. does not have a duty to bargain with the Teamsters, ...
Winston & Strawn LLP
Offensive non-mutual collateral estoppel prevents a defendant from relitigating an issue that it lost in earlier litigation against a different plaintiff.
On July 26, the United States Supreme Court issued its final judgment in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization.