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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...
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...
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...
Holland & Knight
In this episode of his "Clearly Conspicuous" podcast series, "Abuse Discovery Practices by the Government," consumer protection attorney Anthony DiResta...
Bass, Berry & Sims
Civil depositions usually include periodic breaks to stretch, refill drinks, use the restroom, or eat lunch.1 During these breaks, the witness and her counsel often want to discuss...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On October 10, 2023, California Governor Newsom signed into law S.B. 365, a bill that amends California Code of Civil Procedure Section 1294. The new law provides that when a party appeals an order denying...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On September 30, 2023, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Senate Bill (SB) No. 235, which adds new rules for initial disclosures of information in discovery.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Looking ahead, the future of jury trials in civil litigation appears to be an amalgamation of human judgment and AI-driven assistance.
Pierce Atwood LLP
In Board of Overseers v. Brown, the Law Court addressed the timeliness of an appeal following a "motion for clarification" of a judgment. In doing so, the Law Court drew an interesting...
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
Recently, at least three attorneys who formerly worked for Center for Disability Access (AKA Potter Handy, LLP) branched off and founded a new firm called Seabock...
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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