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Barnes & Thornburg
It is widely known that federal courts in the Eleventh Circuit have taken a hard stance under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 41 – per the plain language of the rule...
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
By now, it's a familiar maxim: when an employee brings an action under the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA), "the state is the real party in interest." Iskanian v. CLS Transp. L.A., LLC.
Barnes & Thornburg
The Supreme Court of New Jersey's Civil Practice Committee rejected a proposed rule that would require parties to disclose third-party litigation funding as a part of routine discovery...
Cooley LLP
In Chehaib v. King's College Hospital NHS Foundation,[1] the High Court of England and Wales dismissed the claimant's application for relief in respect of a claim form that had expired, having been ineffectively served via email without permission.
Pitcoff Law Group
It does not solely refer to federal jurisdiction arising from a legal question involving federal law. In legal contexts, the interpretation of a term often transcends...
Bracewell
Since the first Johnson & Johnson talc bankruptcy was filed in 2021, Judge Michael Kaplan has faced countless disagreements in the US Bankruptcy Court.
Nossaman LLP
A public agency's acquisition of private property can sometimes trigger significant severance damages due to eliminating access, cutting off utility service, or taking a substantial portion of a property's parking.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
As the 2023 California pay data reporting cycle begins, a look at a recent California Civil Rights Department (CRD) pay data reporting enforcement action provides a helpful...
Arnold & Porter
This panel will examine the types of allegations that are forming the basis for actions under the cyber fraud initiative, most of which remain under seal...
Phelps Dunbar
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is the only federal holiday designated as a "National Day of Service." The holiday commemorates Dr. King's commitment to civil rights and encourages...
Duane Morris LLP
Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed Senate Bill 235 into law, significantly altering the civil discovery process in California.
Arnold & Porter
Earlier this month, in U.S. ex rel. USN4U v. Wolf Creek Federal Services, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio...
WilmerHale
The Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA)—a formerly obscure federal law designed to help the government monitor foreign influence in the United States...
Arnold & Porter
Lawyers handling government subpoenas and investigations often suspect that a sealed FCA qui tam complaint may be lurking in a court file.
Cullen and Dykman
You can ask any attorney, whether seasoned or newly admitted, about one of the most important ethical rules that every attorney learns in law school...
Cullen and Dykman
On November 1st, 2023, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed the Notary Bill ("Bill") into law. The Bill removes the requirement for notarization of affidavits and sworn documents...
Crowell & Moring LLP
Phishing continues to be the most pervasive attack vector in cybersecurity incidents, often resulting in breaches of PHI and other sensitive information.
Falcon Rappaport & Berkman LLP
On January 1, 2024, a new bill amending and expanding New York Civil Practice Law and Rules (CPLR) Section 2106 will take effect, allowing the filing of affirmations, rather than affidavits...
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Jones Day
The Situation: On January 12, 2024, the United Kingdom signed up to the Hague Convention of July 2, 2019, on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters...
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
Litigation funding (also known as litigation finance) enables parties to obtain funding to conduct or defend litigation from third parties who are otherwise uninvolved in the litigation.
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