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Holland & Hart - Persuasion Strategies

Understand the Memory-Encoding Role of Heightened States

During Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony last Thursday to the Senate Judiciary Committee, at one point I imagined that millions of Americans were doing a double take at her use of the word “hippocampus.” When the witness was...more

Littler

Sixth Circuit Provides Expansive Due Process Rights in Title IX Cases

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In a recent ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held that in conducting Title IX investigations, colleges and universities are required to provide parties an opportunity to cross-examine witnesses in the...more

Dechert LLP

Electronic Signatures: Law Commission Considers Need for Legislative Reform

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As part of its 13th Programme of Law Reform, the Law Commission published a Consultation Paper1 on the electronic execution of documents on 21 August 2018. Whilst the Law Commission provisionally clarified that existing law...more

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard,...

Implementation of Clean Water Act Section 401/Water Quality Certification Improvement Act of 2018: August 16th U.S. Senate...

The United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (“Committee”) held a legislative hearing entitled: Hearing to Examine Implementation of Clean Water Act Section 402 in S.3303, the Water Quality...more

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

PTAB Strategies and Insights - July 2018: The Board Opines On Where The Line Is On Sanctionable Behavior During Deposition

Following up on our article on depositions the Board recently denied a motion for sanctions by the Patent Owner, which alleged that the Petitioner’s questioning during deposition exceeded the scope of the witness’s...more

Hogan Lovells

Uber London Ltd. v Transport for London

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Hogan Lovells is acting for Uber in Uber London Ltd. v Transport for London. Below are Uber's witness statements from yesterday's hearing at Westminster Magistrates Court....more

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

PTAB Strategies and Insights - June 2018: PTAB AIA Proceeding Deposition Strategy

Depositions are an important, yet sometimes overlooked, part of AIA proceedings, such as inter partes review (“IPR”) trial proceedings. It is important to understand that IPR depositions differ in significant ways – both in...more

Fisher Phillips

A Step-By-Step Guide To Terminating Employees For Theft (Part One)

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There’s good news for retailers: you are getting better at preventing shrink from employees. In 2005, a University of Florida study found that employee theft accounted for 47 percent of shrink. In a follow-up study in 2016,...more

Holland & Hart - Persuasion Strategies

Find the Balance in Witness Preparation

When advice is given on a general subject, it can sometimes sound a bit like platitudes. And, as with platitudes, it often seems like one cancels out the other. “Look before you leap,” the saying goes, but, “He who hesitates...more

Proskauer - Labor Relations

Unicorn Sighting: NLRB Overturns ALJ Credibility Determination

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As we have seen, there are few things that can be counted on in labor relations. Oftentimes, several experts look at the same problem and come to vastly different conclusions. What is (almost) guaranteed, however, is that the...more

Fisher Phillips

Weekly Round Up – February 4, 2018

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Mercifully, this has not been a week of big OSHA developments, so we focus on practical observations on safety compliance and on managing OSHA inspections. Because safety professionals in particular, and managers in general,...more

Liskow & Lewis

Louisiana Supreme Court Upholds Expropriation of Commercial Venture

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In a decision announced this week, the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled on the constitutionality and method of compensation for the expropriation by a governmental body of property owned by an ongoing commercial venture. In St....more

LeClairRyan

“This is Your Flight Attendant Speaking . . .”

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Flight attendants play a vital role in commercial air transportation. Not only do they help facilitate travel, they also serve a critical function in the event of an emergency. In addition, according to a new ruling from...more

Fisher Phillips

Memo From Labor Board’s Top Attorney Signals Change Is On Its Way

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The newly installed General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board published a memorandum late last week indicating that the General Counsel is preparing to push to reverse many of the controversial positions taken...more

Jones Day

Federal Circuit Clarifies Probative Value of Patent Dance Statements

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The Situation: The Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act was considered in a November 2017 decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. The Result: The court found that the commercial...more

Mintz - Intellectual Property Viewpoints

Federal Circuit Evaluates Import of Factual Statements Made During BPCIA Pre-litigation Patent Dance

In a nonprecedential opinion issued on November 13, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a district court finding that Apotex’s aBLAs for biosimilar versions of Neulasta® and Neupogen® did...more

Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed,...

The Perils of De Novo Review

Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal issued an opinion yesterday that highlights the perils of de novo review. De novo review is the broadest standard of review for an appellate court, reserved for construing pure...more

Proskauer - Labor Relations

The Devil Is In the Details: New Board Members Likely To Change Law In Nuanced Ways

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The end of September in most years sees a spate of new NLRB decisions, sometimes dozens, issued on or about September 30, to coincide with the end of the agency’s fiscal year. Not so this past September 30 because of the...more

Planet Depos, LLC

What To Consider When Selecting A Room For Your Video Deposition

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When setting up a video deposition, there are several important components to consider. The first order of business is determining your client’s availability, as well as that of opposing counsel. Other considerations include...more

Wilson Elser

The Hub: Transportation News & Insights - September 2017

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Distracted Driving: Not the End of the Road - As a claims professional or attorney, never jump to conclusions when you learn about a distracted driver claim. As the facts surrounding the accident begin to develop,...more

Smart & Biggar

Gilead prevails in SOVALDI appeal

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The Federal Court of Appeal recently affirmed a trial decision relating to two competing patents over Gilead’s SOVALDI (sofosbuvir). In the trial decision, as previously reported, the Court declared Idenix’s Patent No....more

Jones Day

Handling Improper Coaching of Witnesses During PTAB Deposition Proceedings

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Many attorneys have encountered an opposing party’s witness that provides very concise, supportive responses to the questions of the witness’s own attorney after a recess in a deposition. Often, these helpful responses occur...more

CloudNine

When Litigation Hits, The First 7 to 10 Days is Critical: eDiscovery Replay

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...When a case is filed, several activities must be completed within a short period of time (often as soon as the first seven to ten days after filing) to enable you to assess the scope of the case, where the key...more

Field Law

Defence & Indemnity - June 2017 : II. LIABILITY ISSUES C. Suran v. Auluck, [2017] B.C.J. No. 564, per Burke, J. [4234]

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II. LIABILITY ISSUES - C. The two drivers in a street race were found to be joint tort-feasors, both responsible for the death of a passenger in one of the vehicles, and the passenger was found contributorily negligent for...more

Michael Volkov

Should You Record Internal Investigation Interviews?

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As a former federal prosecutor, I noticed a renewed discussion of the important question of whether witness interviews should be recorded (either audio or video). I have always found this issue to be interesting and have...more

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