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Second Circuit Addresses Requirements And Considerations For Sealing (And Unsealing) Allegedly Sensitive Documents Filed In Lawsuits
Reversing a series of decisions by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York that sealed a number of court filings in a defamation action related to the allegations of sexual misconduct.
United States
22 Jul 2019
DOJ Implements 2018 Granston Memo On False Claims Act
In early 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice announced a new policy encouraging prosecutors handling False Claims Act (FCA) ...
United States
10 Jan 2019
Aggrievement: Consult Case Law to Ensure Requirement Has Been Met
This exception would include those situations in which the successful party received an award less favorable than he sought or a judgment which denied him some affirmative claim or substantial right.
United States
17 Jul 2018
District Courts Can Extend Time To File Notices Of Appeal Beyond Time Allowed In The Federal Rules
The Supreme Court issued its first opinion of the October 2017 sitting, Hamer v. Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago, No. 16-658, 2017 WL 5160782 (Nov. 8, 2017), early last month.
United States
20 Dec 2017
United States Supreme Court Addresses Due Process Limits On The Exercise Of Personal Jurisdiction Over Corporate Defendants
In the past few weeks, the United States Supreme Court has issued two opinions in which it has further defined the circumstances under which courts can exercise general personal jurisdiction...
United States
29 Jun 2017
Water Splash V. Menon: U.S. Supreme Court Rules Hague Convention Allows For Service By Mail On Foreign Defendants
On March 22, 2017, the United States Supreme Court heard arguments on the issue of international service of process in the case of Water Splash v. Menon.
United States
9 Jun 2017
Enforcement Of Foreign Judgments In Florida
A recent decision by the Supreme Court of Florida recognizes that judgment creditors seeking to enforce a judgment in Florida under the FEFJA are not bound by the applicable statute of limitations from the original rendering jurisdiction.
United States
3 Mar 2017
Court Of Chancery Critically Reviewing "Mootness" Fee Applications
In two recent decisions, the judges of Delaware's Court of Chancery have demonstrated their intent to carefully review fee applications made by counsel for stockholder plaintiffs where the litigation has been rendered moot by actions of the company, and the litigation has been dismissed.
United States
11 Aug 2016
Singapore International Arbitration Centre Releases Sixth Edition Of Arbitration Rules
The Singapore International Arbitration Centre ("SIAC") has released the sixth edition of its Arbitration Rules ("SIAC Rules 2016"), which will be effective on 1 August 2016.
13 Jul 2016
N.Y. Court Of Appeals Judges Reject Bid To Broaden Attorney-Client Privilege Rule
On June 9, 2016, the New York Court of Appeals, in a 4-2 decision, declined to broaden the common interest exception to New York state attorney-client privilege.
United States
20 Jun 2016
After Prevailing In The Pa. Superior Court, Why Should I File A Cross-Appeal In The State Supreme Court?
The trial court awarded Meyer, Darragh a portion of the attorneys' fees under the quantum meruit theory, but rejected the contract claim.
United States
20 Jun 2016
What's Next For The Supremes?
Within moments of the untimely passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the political posturing began in terms of what should happen next with respect to the open seat on the high court.
United States
2 Mar 2016
Amendments To Rules Of The Commercial Division Of The New York Supreme Court Now In Effect
Effective December 1, 2015, the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York amended its rules.
United States
18 Dec 2015
Urging A Change In The Law: When To Set Aside Precedent?
The Court of Appeals has observed that it acts "in the finest common-law tradition when we adapt and alter decisional law to produce common-sense justice."
United States
7 May 2015
Can An Audio Tape With A Two Minute "Gap" In It Be Admitted Into Evidence?:
Audio tapes and video tapes are a frequent coin of the realm in both federal and state criminal practice.
United States
6 May 2015
A Judge’s Perspective On Interlocutory Appeals
It is one thing to know the high standards that govern requests for discretionary interlocutory appeals. It is quite another to hear two federal judges describe first-hand their extreme reluctance to permit such appeals.
United States
24 Apr 2015
California Guidance On Complex Duty To Defend Disputes Over Additional Insured Status
In McMillin Companies, LLC v. American Safety Indemnity Co. the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth District has provided some meaningful guidance on how a trial court should handle issues that regularly come up...
United States
29 Jan 2015
ABA: Lawyers Can Snoop On Jurors' Social Media Sites
Jurors always are admonished by judges not to conduct any independent factual research with respect to the cases they are considering.
United States
3 Jul 2014
The Limits Of Common Sense In Judicial Decisionmaking
Judge Posner’s recent opinion in Mitchell v. JCG Industries, Inc. enters a Twilight Zone of appellate decisionmaking that is truly bewildering.
United States
1 Apr 2014
Covenants Not To Sue And Implied "Have Made" Rights; Global Communications v. DirecTV
On February 28, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida granted summary judgment to DirecTV, Inc. in Global Communications, Inc. v. DirecTV, Inc. et al.
United States
7 Mar 2014
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