Rule amendments streamline proceedings, but some needed changes remain unaddressed.
Federal court relies on plain language of Rule 44.1 to resolve issue of first impression.
Holding bench trial not appropriate sanction for failing to file pretrial disclosures.
Arbitration agreement informs court who decides if class arbitration is available.
There are ethical concerns relating to the compensation of fact witnesses, and the rules can vary from state to state.
Attorneys who have seen jurors reward brevity and efficiency while punishing repetition and inefficiency realize that it isn't only trial judges who don't appreciate tactics that waste time.
Sharing lessons from across the country with our members, reporting real mistakes made by real appellate lawyers, frequently with disastrous results for their clients.
A guide to considerations lawyers and law firms should make to protect against cyber attacks.
Substantive, symbolic, and legitimacy reasons for a racially and gender-varied judiciary.
A recent Texas Supreme Court decision provides additional ammunition in support of the judicial error defense in legal malpractice cases.