The court recently upheld a bankruptcy court's decision dismissing a legal-malpractice action against counsel for the unsecured creditors' committee in a bankruptcy case.
The court held that before imposing the harsh remedy of a spoliation jury instruction, the trial court must find that a party intentionally spoliated evidence.
The Court held that the Republic of Argentina was not immune from post-judgment discovery of information concerning its non-U.S. assets.
By Adam W. Braveman
This decision will have an immense impact on a foreign corporation's amenability to bring suit in U.S courts.
By Jeffrey G. Close
Is there a split between the Fifth and Seventh Circuits?
By Michael Lowry
A deposition needs to be admissible, and that may depend on who is a party at the time of trial.
Litigator Betsy Collins outlines some of the best practices for these types of arrangements and what should be avoided. (15:07 min)
John Barkett describes the changes that may be in store for the federal rules. (4:56 min)
It is said that timing is everything. Matthew Bakota outlines how that is especially true as you prepare a mediation. (7:00 min)
Insight into the substance of the proposed amendments, the motivations behind them, the amendment process, and the public comments that the committee has received so far. (1:02:46)
Our speakers will cover recent case law and provide practical advice to help you create your own e-discovery road map and stay out of trouble along the way. (1:00:07)
Our program at ABA Annual Has the Death of the Billable Hour Been Greatly Exaggerated? got a great reception, and thanks to all of your that attended. Read the write-up by ABA Now!
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