The primary purpose of the rule is to protect the food supply from acts intended to cause large-scale harm, such as acts of terrorism.
Whether the Deepwater Horizon decision will further expand the inherent power of the courts to sanction attorney misconduct or serve as the limit on that power remains to be seen.
With a couple of simple rules, you can navigate cross-examining a surprise witness.
By Joe Winebrenner and Jeff Wojciechowski
Litigants on both sides of the bar have a variety of options.
By Eric E. Hudson and Richelle W. Kidder
There are traps in the rules for the unwary expert who seeks to rely on another witness's underlying reports or work in formulating his or her opinion.
By Adam J. Spicer and Kasey C. Mitchell
Two of the most important and consequential questions about the practical effects of the Yates memo stem from some of the memo's most controversial pronouncements.
David Schwan discusses conflicts, privilege, and confidentiality issues from the in-house perspective. (9:59 min)
Courtney Ward-Reichard outlines some of the best practices for using your LinkedIn profile to help market yourself while not violating any ethical standards. (09:41 min)
Working on pro bono cases has many benefits for the attorney involved. Karen Woodward shares how working as a CASA has impacted her personally and professionally. (05:27 min)
Examining the holding in this newly announced decision and what it may mean for future parens patriae actions and other types of quasi-class actions or mass actions. (56:12)
Featuring a unique group of lawyers and non-lawyers to provide a fact-based peek into the future, including presentations and an interactive discussion among the panelists. (1:01:42)
Learn about the significance of the Barltett decision and its impact on the Supreme Court's preemption holdings. (57:33)
The latest edition of Mass Torts is now available.