Bylined article by Litigation & Dispute Resolution partners Richard Nowak and Nancy Ross (both Chicago).
By now, the arguments for and against the adoption of summary disposition rules in international commercial arbitration are familiar.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
On Wednesday, May 14, 2020, the United States Supreme Court unanimously held that the doctrine of defense preclusion does not apply in a case between two parties when the earlier...
There's a reason plaintiffs hate removal before service – "snap removal." It has the potential to wreak havoc on their mass tort business models, which are largely based on confronting defendants with as many cases...
Fortunately, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently simplified such matters a bit.
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
The United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit held that collecting and processing biometric information without obtaining the data subject's informed consent constitutes a violation of...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In recent years, the United States Supreme Court has taken steps to limit the jurisdictional reach of state courts. For now, the Georgia courts are resisting that trend.
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...
The law – judicial opinions, statutes, and regulations – cannot be copyrighted.
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
Parties seeking to enforce arbitral subpoenas in federal court through section 7 of the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA") "must establish a basis for subject matter jurisdiction independent of the FAA."
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
(May 2020) - The long-standing case law in Nevada was that a common carrier owed a heightened duty of care to its passengers, at least for transportation-related risks. See Sherman v. S. Pac. Co., 33 Nev. 385, 405...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: Businesses get another win in a lawsuit demanding gift cards with Braille.
Rhoades McKee PC
On May 22, 2020 the Michigan Supreme Court granted the plaintiffs' application for leave in Bowman v St. John and Medical Cntr. In Bowman, the Court of Appeals...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
As cross-border commerce has become commonplace for so many of our clients and with it the prospect of their finding themselves initiating or responding to litigation in Canada,...
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
The economic disruptions caused by COVID-19 are causing many to question whether a new wave of investment losses are on the horizon and whether a corresponding wave of investor-led litigation...
Missouri is central to America – geographically, culturally, and politically. Some of our greatest literature came from Missouri authors (Twain, Eliot, Angelou). Media figures as unifying as Walter Cronkite...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Class action claims have taken on a new twist in the wake of COVID-19. Already, the global pandemic has generated litigation across a broad swath of areas, including privacy, data security,...
"Remembrance of things past is not necessarily the remembrance of things as they were." – Proust. The lesson of today's case, Racies v. Quincy Biosciences, LLC, 2020 WL 2113852 (N.D. Cal. May 4, 2020), is worth.remembering
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In Taylor Lohmeyer Law Firm P.L.L.C. v. United States, No. 19-50506, 2020 WL 1966844 (5th Cir. Apr. 24, 2020), the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held that a Texas-based estate and tax-planning law firm ...
Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P
On May 20 the Federal Circuit for the second time found McRO's patent for automatically generating animations to be patentable, this time reversing the district court's finding of invalidity for lack of enablement.