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Far From Home: Individuals And The Personal Jurisdiction Defense
Steven J. Willner (Associate-Baltimore) authored "Far From Home: Individuals and the Personal Jurisdiction Defense," which appeared in the June 19, 2019, edition of
United States
9 Jul 2019
U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies The Extent Of Judicial Review On Motions To Quash EEOC Subpoenas
The issue in McLane stems from an EEOC investigation and complaint against McLane Co. regarding sexual discrimination.
United States
6 Apr 2017
Don't Risk Waiving All Objections To Discovery Responses
Just over a year ago, I authored a Product Liability Advocate blog entry and a Law360 article explaining appropriate methods for asserting objections under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 34, as amended on December 1, 2015
United States
20 Mar 2017
Significant Savings, Short Terms And Long Term: The Benefits Of Early Appellate Intervention
In the words of many appellate practitioners: "To turn around a bad result, the client engages me after the jury has returned a substantial verdict. I discuss the case with the client and trial counsel and read the record. ...
United States
16 Nov 2016
The Minefield Of Appellate Jurisdiction: Timely Filing The Notice Of Appeal May Not Be As Simple As It Seems
The notice of appeal is the most fundamental filing in appellate practice because it is the document that transfers jurisdiction from the trial court to the reviewing court.
United States
15 Aug 2016
The Punishing Effect Of Rule 11
People take being sued personally, and lawsuits can take an emotional toll on defendants, whether as an individual or as a representative of an employer.
United States
8 Jul 2016
Will The Ancient Document Exception To The Hearsay Rule Become Ancient History?
The federal judiciary has proposed amending the Federal Rules of Evidence (FRE) by abrogating Rule 803(16) regarding the "ancient documents" exception to the hearsay rule...
United States
28 Jun 2016
Federal Judges May Recall A Discharged Jury To Correct A Mistaken Verdict
In Dietz, the plaintiff was driving through an intersection in Bozeman, Montana, when the defendant ran a red light and "T-boned" the plaintiff's car.
United States
14 Jun 2016
Objections To Document Demands Under Amended Rule 34
The approach of objecting to document demands with boilerplate language containing half a dozen or more objections that have no actual nexus to the demands at issue has been used by litigators for decades.
United States
11 Mar 2016
Defending Against The Reptile
In 2009, Don Keenan and David Ball authored a book entitled Reptile: The 2009 Manual of the Plaintiffs Revolution, which arguably glamor­ized jury nullification and created a "new" trial strategy for plaintiffs' lawyers...
United States
15 Feb 2016
A Guide To Electronically Stored Information (ESI)
Despite broad familiarity with the litigation-related duty to preserve relevant evidence, including electronically stored information (ESI)...
United States
8 Feb 2016
Will Amendments To Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure 26(b)(1) And 37(e) Reduce The Scope And Costs Of Discovery?
December 1, 2015, which quite fittingly has been declared the inaugural E-Discovery Day, marks the implementation of a package of amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure...
United States
4 Dec 2015
Southern District Of Illinois Court Denies Motion To Exclude "Every Exposure" Opinion
On September 21, 2015, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois denied a defendant's motion in limine to exclude expert testimony in an asbestos case.
United States
25 Nov 2015
Supreme Court Adopts Amendments To Federal Rules That May Deter Patent Infringement Lawsuits, Especially Those Filed By Non-practicing Entities
The approved amendments will take effect on December 1, 2015, although district courts may adopt the new standard at any time prior to the official December date.
United States
10 Nov 2015
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