The Court held that as long as the other ordinary elements of issue preclusion are met, when the usages adjudicated by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board are materially the same as those before a district court, issue preclusion should apply.
The Court held that a statement of opinion in a registration statement filed under the Securities Act of 1933, does not constitute an untrue statement of fact simply because it turns out to be untrue.
The Court issued its decision in Gelboim v. Bank of America.
By Hashim M. Mooppan
In at least 50 cases over the past 80 years, the Supreme Court has employed the remedy of equitable vacatur.
By Dorothy F. Easley
An excerpt from Dorothy F. Easley's Successful Federal Appeals in All Circuit Courts: A Practical Guide for Busy Lawyers.
By Thomas J. Donlon
Be the one who prepared from the very start and you will be well on the way to victory on appeal.
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)
The Appellate Practice Committee is sponsoring two programs at the upcoming Section Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA. Read more.
In March, we will have an open call in which all members, not just the committee and subcommittee chairs, can call in and participate. Read more.