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District of New Jersey Issues New Amendments to Local Civil Rules

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On June 21, 2021, Chief Judge Freda L. Wolfson of the District Of New Jersey entered two Orders amending the District’s local civil rules, both of which are effective immediately: First, the Court adopted new Local Civil...more

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Virginia Has Created a New Right of Appeal for Civil and Criminal Litigants

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Until this last legislative session, Virginia was the only state in the nation without a right of appeal from civil judgments and criminal convictions.  However, the most recent General Assembly session passed, and the...more

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High Court Clarifies Appeal Procedures Following Remote Hand Downs of Judgments

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Mr Justice Hacon finds that procedures for applying for permission to appeal are not altered by the COVID-19 Protocol. In Claydon v. Mzuri, Mr Justice Hacon of the High Court has found that the COVID-19 Protocol does not...more

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New Italian Class Action Rules Enter Into Force on May 19, 2021

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021, the new rules governing expanded class action lawsuits in Italy entered into force. The new class action system applies to claims related to conducts put in place starting from today....more

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HK Court of Appeal confirms the exceptional nature of the taking of evidence by way of video conferencing facilities

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, various travel restrictions and quarantine requirements remain in place. As the Hong Kong Judiciary recognises in the Guidance Note for Remote Hearings for Civil Business in the Civil Courts...more

Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP

Florida Supreme Court unveils a revamped summary judgment rule just in time for the May 1, 2021 effective date

On December 31, 2020, the Florida Supreme Court issued an opinion amending Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.510 governing summary judgment proceedings, to adopt the summary judgment standard articulated by the United States...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Three Ways the Legislature Has Redefined Consumer Litigation in West Virginia

The regular legislative session recently ended in West Virginia, and once again our Legislature has amended the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act, one of the primary statutes under which consumers sue...more

Lathrop GPM

Missouri Supreme Court Changes Rules to Reduce Discovery Burden

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In 2019, the Missouri legislature passed, and Governor Parson signed, legislation to update several provisions of the Missouri Rules of Civil Procedure governing discovery. Known as Senate Bill 224 (SB 224), the law was...more

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Fifth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Product Liability Claims in Truck Rollover Case Applying Texas Statute of Repose

The Fifth Circuit held that the 15-year Texas statute of repose barred a family’s claims regarding the rollover of a truck. The court was required to interpret the statutory language “date of the sale of the product,”...more

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Be Careful What You Offer in Your Next Offer of Judgment!

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The Federal and most state rules of civil procedure contain an offer of judgment provision. It allows a defendant to issue an “offer of judgment” to a plaintiff to settle the case. It is designed to create a pause with the...more

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Further consultation on Judicial Review reform - implications for Planning law claims

The Government has published its response to the Independent Review of Administrative Law (IRAL) that was launched in July 2020, which examined whether there is a need for reform of judicial review. No radical changes to the...more

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Investment disputes in Kazakhstan: important amendments to legislation

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The head of state has signed a number of laws related to the modernization of the judicial system, including the Law  introducing certain amendments (the "Law") to the Civil Procedure Code (the "CPC") and the Administrative...more

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Litigation Quick Take: Appeals

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Q:  What does it mean when my case has been appealed? A: If your case is appealed, it can mean different things depending on the venue and stage of litigation....more

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Don’t Practice til You’re Capable, or til You’re Comfortable — Practice til You Can’t Fail

My daughter is a figure skater — the kind of skater who practices six days a week. Each one of the complex jumps that a skater executes involves dozens of fine-motor movements that need to be encoded into the skater’s muscle...more

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Key Amendments to Texas Rules of Civil Procedure, Effective January 2021

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Recent amendments to the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure (TRCP) will significantly impact Texas discovery, expert disclosures and litigation practice. Generally, the amendments further align the TRCP with the Federal Rules of...more

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Remote Evidence in English Courts: Some Timely Reminders

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Parties seeking to rely on video-link evidence should plan ahead and, where necessary, obtain local and foreign court approval. The COVID-19 pandemic has (albeit by necessity) ushered in a move towards remote justice. The...more

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PA Superior Court Gives Plaintiffs Upper Hand When Choosing Venue

Takeaway: Big Corporations can be sued anywhere they conduct business, no matter how insignificant the local sales are compared to the national sales....more

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Does a Right to a Physical Hearing Exist in International Arbitration? - Austria Report

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The Austrian Code of Civil Procedure (“ZPO”) contains a special part dedicated to arbitral proceedings (Sections 577 to 618 ZPO). This forms the Austrian lex arbitri. Section 598 ZPO provides that each party in...more

Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co.

Precedent-Setting Ruling Awards Actual Litigation Costs

An Israeli court recently handed down a precedent-setting ruling in a case we litigated and won. This ruling marks a game changer in terms of the costs awarded in proceedings in Israel. In its ruling, the court granted our...more

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Litigating with Pro Se Parties

Established case law tells us that pro se litigants are held to the same standard as represented parties, but that is not always the case in a judge’s eyes and should not always be the case from a practical standpoint. Pro se...more

Porter Hedges LLP

The Impact Of New Texas Discovery Rules In Delay and Disruption Claims

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Any lawsuit filed in Texas state courts on or after January 1, 2021 are now subject to the newly-amended Texas Rules of Civil Procedure. Our litigation team has a helpful review of several of the most significant changes...more

Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

BLS 2020 Year in Review: Five Key Takeaways

A few weeks ago, the Social Law Library sponsored its annual review of the BLS. Like most events over the past year, the 2020 Year in Review was conducted virtually with Judge Kenneth Salinger and BLS practitioners logging on...more

Haight Brown & Bonesteel LLP

Writs in the pandemic era of litigation

Most litigators know the value of an appeal. The case is over and the trial court has entered judgment, but the results are unsatisfying. Perhaps there was an erroneous jury instruction or some vital piece of evidence was...more

Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co.

Israel: Workplace Sexual Harassment - Disclosure of Materials

A new court ruling may require employers to disclose materials collected during investigations into incidents of sexual harassment.   According the Prevention of Sexual Harassment Law, when an employee files a workplace...more

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Litigation Quick Take: Trial Timetable

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Q: I have been sued and want the matter to end quickly. Why does it take so long to get to trial?...more

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