Aviation Flyer - Spring 2013

In This Issue:

- The United States Supreme Court’s Competing Guidance Regarding Personal Jurisdiction Over Foreign Manufacturers

- Recent French Appeals Court Decision in Concorde Crash Step Forward Towards Decriminalization of Aviation Accidents

- New Expedited-Action Rule Provides Mandatory Fast Track to Trial

- Judge David Folsom Shares His Insights on Eastern District Juries

- Excerpt from Judge David Folsom Shares His Insights on Eastern District Juries:

The Honorable David Folsom, former Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, recently joined Jackson Walker as a partner and head of the firm’s new Texarkana office. In his 17 years on the bench, Judge Folsom conducted over 250 trials, presided over hundreds of patent cases, and held approximately 75 claim construction hearings.

In that time, Judge Folsom developed a deep understanding of the thoughts, tendencies, and preferences of Eastern District juries through his distinctive practice of post-trial interviews with jurors. In the following Q&A, Judge Folsom shares some of the insights he gained through that process.

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Topics:  Airplane Accidents, FAA, Foreign Corporations, Personal Jurisdiction, SCOTUS

Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, Criminal Law Updates, International Trade Updates, Personal Injury Updates, Transportation Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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