The estate had sought a licensing fee over the editor of a Sherlock Holmes anthology because not all works are in the public domain.
A recent appeal discusses the doctrine of "practical finality" in a suit filed against a Turkish arms manufacturer in 1985.
The defendant tried, and failed, to remove three separate times.
By Lara O'Donnell and Sonia O'Donnell
Whether you are a young lawyer, or a not-so-young lawyer, how do you tackle the first appeal?
By Peter E. Davids and Jeffrey A. Mandell
Does the Court have jurisdiction over an appeal from a circuit court's order denying a petition for interlocutory review under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(f)?
By Thomas J. Donlon
The Appellate Practice Committee conducted a spirited and enlightening mock trial.
Dallas litigator Kelli Bills reviews some of the latest rulings from around the country regarding Rule 50 motions. (11:07 min.)
Advanced preparation is critical to the success of oral argument. Kannon Shanmugam and Ted Hirt discuss ideas for what to do in the final stages of the preparation process. (9:33 min.)
Veteran appellate attorney Mark Fulks highlights some common mistakes during the appeal process, in hopes that you will avoid those issues in your practice. (13:21 min.)
The Importance of Amicus Briefs, with Former Chief Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court Clifford W. Taylor
A lively discussion about the importance of amicus briefs and how to use them to protect your clients' interests. (29:50)
The Supreme Court's First Decision on the Class Action Fairness Act: Standard Fire Ins. Co. v. Knowles
Learn what the decision means for plaintiffs and defendants litigating class actions. (1:01:03)