Oral argument heard in Hall v. Florida, Plumhoff v. Rickard, and Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund.
The Ninth Circuit found that "the statutory grounds for vacatur in the FAA may not be waived or eliminated by contract."
When a district court issues an order compelling arbitration, but does not explicitly dismiss the pending action in which the order was made, is the order appealable?
By Angela Winfield
A new argument is not the same as a new claim.
By Jason Patrick Kairalla and Justin S. Wales
This ain't your father's courtroom.
By Chantale Fiebig
In appeals against the United States it may be necessary to retain your own appellate specialist.
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)
Judge Angel Cortinas gives advice on how to get the court to hear your en banc motion and then review your case. (5:54 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)