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Judge Peck To Attorneys – Wake Up And Read Rule 34
First, responses must state grounds for objections with specificity: "General objections should rarely be used after Dec. 1, 2015...
United States
28 Mar 2017
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The Unwelcome Guest At The Class Settlement Table: Serial Objectors
Finally, the end is in sight. After motions to dismiss, discovery, hearings, a highly contested motion for class certification and mediation, the parties have reached a class settlement.
United States
14 Mar 2017
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Cabot Oil & Gas Continues To Fight $4.24 Million Federal Court Jury Verdict On Landowners' Nuisance And Negligence Claims
After a recent round of post-trial motion briefing in Ely v. Cabot Oil & Gas Corp., Case No. 3:09-cv-02284-MCC (M.D. Pa.), it appears one of the most heavily publicized landowner lawsuits against an exploration...
United States
15 Aug 2016
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Congratulations! Now What?
Twitter is abuzz with messages about today's effective date for the changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure that read more like birth announcements ("It's finally here!").
United States
4 Dec 2015
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Day 4: Your First Five Questions (Times Four): A Practical Guide To The Amended Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure – Rule 34 Objections
While the amended rules, including Rule 34, encourage cooperation and communication between the parties, they still do not require parties to perform the other side's discovery work for them.
United States
30 Nov 2015
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Day 3: Your First Five Questions (Times Four): A Practical Guide To The Amended Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure – Preservation
Preservation is being added to both Rule 16 and 26 as a topic for meet and confers and scheduling orders.
United States
27 Nov 2015
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Day 2: Your First Five Questions (Times Four): A Practical Guide To The Amended Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure – Early Case Assessment
The current amended Federal Rules of Civil Procedure—and, in particular, those that address the practice of civil discovery—are the product of five years of development, debate, and, of course, dialogue.
United States
27 Nov 2015
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Day 1: Your First Five Questions (Times Four): A Practical Guide To The Amended Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure – Proportionality
The current amended Federal Rules of Civil Procedure—and, in particular, those that address the practice of civil discovery—are the product of five years of development, debate, and, of course, dialogue.
United States
26 Nov 2015
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Preparing For The December 2015 Changes To The Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure (Video Content)
The package of changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure presents a powerful opportunity to cut litigation discovery costs, risks and burdens – particularly for skilled legal advocates and businesses that are prepared.
United States
20 May 2015
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Seventh Circuit Holds Federal Agencies Can Be Sued For Public Nuisance, But Affirms Dismissal Of Claim
The opinion's holding concerning federal-agency liability for the federal common-law tort of public nuisance deserves notice.
United States
23 Jul 2014
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No Need To Try The Individual Claim After Class Cert Denial – Ninth Circuit Asserts Jurisdiction Over Voluntary Stipulated Dismissal And Upholds Denial Of Class Certification
The Ninth Circuit recently affirmed the United States District Court for the Central District of California’s denial of class certification of a Plaintiff’s California consumer law claims based primarily based on the predominance of individualized issues.
United States
20 Feb 2014
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Tax Court Rules That IRS Too Aggressive In Applying Qualified Appraisal And Qualified Appraiser Standards
In "Friedberg v. Comm’r", T.C. Memo 2011-238, the Tax Court granted summary judgment for the IRS.
United States
2 Oct 2013
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Colorado Court Of Appeals Revives Fracking Case – Holds "Lone Pine" Order Not Allowed In Colorado
The Colorado Court of Appeals recently held that the plaintiffs in a toxic tort case cannot be required to present prima facie evidence to support their claims prior to the initiation of full discovery.
United States
17 Jul 2013
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