Search
Searching Content indexed under Court Procedure by Seyfarth Shaw LLP ordered by Published Date Descending.
Links to Result pages
 
1  
 
Title
Country
Organisation
Author
Date
1
New Limitations On Confessions Of Judgment In New York
A procedural device known as a "confession of judgment" has long been an important tool in New York state. Section 3218 of New York's Civil Practice Law and Rules ...
United States
11 Oct 2019
2
How To Count To 67%: CAFA Jurisdiction In The Ninth Circuit
The Ninth Circuit, addressing how to prove exceptions under CAFA, reminds us that removal under CAFA might be an invitation for extensive preliminary discovery battles, and prolonged motion practice.
United States
3 Oct 2018
3
From Future Shock To Brave New World: The Evolving Role Of Artificial Intelligence In Jury Trials
AI has the potential to be an invaluable tool for predicting decisions prior to trial and thereby reducing litigation costs.
United States
16 Mar 2018
4
Dollars And Sense: Federal Court Refuses To Enjoin State Court Squabble Over Attorneys' Fees
A federal district court in California denied class counsel's request to enjoin a pending state court action brought by their former colleague to recoup a portion of the attorneys' fees awarded as part of the settlement.
United States
9 Feb 2018
5
Don't Judge A Conditional Certification Motion By Its Cover
A New York federal court denied a motion for conditional certification of a nationwide collective action against Barnes & Noble.
United States
11 May 2017
6
The Sedona Conference WG6 Issues "Transitional" International Litigation Principles
In January 2017, The Sedona Conference Working Group on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery, and Disclosure (WG6) issued the much-anticipated International Litigation Principles on Discovery...
United States
12 Apr 2017
7
Filing vs. Serving - The PTAB Splits Another Hair
The admissibility of evidence is an important consideration for many PTAB proceedings
United States
27 Feb 2017
8
CBAs Must Specifically State Intent To Arbitrate Statutory Rights
Vasserman, instead of filing a grievance, sued in state court for violation of the California Labor Code, including claims for a failure to pay all regular and overtime wages and a failure....
United States
22 Feb 2017
9
U.S. District Court In Florida Decertifies A Class Of Haitian Blueberry Pickers Because Class Members Sought Individualized Damages
After certifying a class of Haitian blueberry pickers who asserted Title VII discrimination claims, Judge James Moody of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida issued a sua sponte...
United States
15 Dec 2016
10
The Art Of Law
The Art of Law explores the influence of a sometimes unseen force in the litigation...
United States
8 Aug 2016
11
District Court Turns The Other "Cheeks" On Parties' Proposed Stipulation Of Dismissal
In Cheeks v. Freeport Pancake House, the Second Circuit held that judicial or DOL approval is required for a valid dismissal of FLSA claims with prejudice.
United States
15 Jul 2016
12
U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Removes An Important Wrench From The Defendants' Toolbox For Defeating Employment Discrimination Class Actions
This morning the Supreme Court of the United States issued an important ruling that will affect employers' ability to defend against a variety of lawsuits brought as class actions...
United States
26 Jan 2016
13
Reports Of The Death Of The Mootness Maneuver Are Greatly Exaggerated
To be sure, the Court's ruling narrows the grounds on which a defendant can obtain an early dismissal of a class or collective action by making a Rule 68 offer of complete relief to the class representative.
United States
22 Jan 2016
14
U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Removes An Important Wrench From The Defendants' Toolbox For Defeating Employment Discrimination Class Actions
This morning the Supreme Court of the United States issued an important ruling that will affect employers' ability to defend against a variety of lawsuits brought as class actions...
United States
21 Jan 2016
15
Court Awards The EEOC Attorneys' Fees In Contempt Dispute
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana granted the EEOC attorneys' fees for the time it spent trying to enforce a consent decree against an employer.
United States
24 Nov 2015
16
Causation In Federal Remedial Rights And Alternative Pleading
Several recent Supreme Court decisions have upended causation standards in the statutory alphabet soup of federal remedial rights.
United States
26 Oct 2015
17
U.S. Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument In Class Action Mootness Case
Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Campbell-Ewald Company v. Gomez, which will address whether an offer of complete relief can moot a plaintiff's case.
United States
21 Oct 2015
18
"Pretexting" – It’s Been All The Rage
Pretexting is the legal cause celebre at least for this week. The Attorney General of California (a male) has indicted the former Chairman of the Board of a major corporation (a woman) because a subcontractor hired by a private investigator to find who was leaking confidential Board of Director discussions hit pay dirt and outed the culprit (a male).
United States
30 Oct 2006
19
Is It Still Safe To Be An Independent Director?
At Seyfarth Shaw LLP, we pay particular attention to legal developments affecting corporate Board members.  Of particular interest is a recent Delaware appellate court decision involving the Walt Disney Company.  Independent directors have always taken comfort in the "business judgment rule" which says that if directors were loyal, careful, well informed and made decisions based on advice from legal counsel, investment bankers and other experts, they would be protec
United States
 
4 Apr 2005
Links to Result pages
 
1