Plaintiffs’ counsel beware: to avoid Rule 11 sanctions you might actually have to talk to “confidential witnesses” yourself and corroborate their statements before citing them in a securities fraud complaint....more
On December 12, 2012, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) overruled a 50–year-old precedent when it decided that employers have a duty to continue to deduct union dues from employees’ paychecks even after the...more
In yet another reversal of longstanding, bright-line precedent, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) has changed dramatically the rule applicable to employers in responding to union information requests seeking...more
The National Labor Relations Board continued its attack on long established internal investigation best practices with its recent ruling in American Baptist Homes of the West, 359 NLRB No. 46 (December 15, 2012) in which it...more
The precedents are falling fast. Last week the NLRB overruled the five decade old Bethlehem Steel decision, and now another longstanding precedent has fallen....more
Originally Published in American Bar Association Litigation News, September 14, 2012.
In a unanimous decision that may lead to increased discovery disputes for trial courts, the California Supreme Court recently...more