Litigation

"Duke Rules Package" Implementation: Revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Four Months Later

Posted on by John M. Erbach in Litigation

The Supreme Court adopted most of the “Duke Rules” effective December 2015. This article provides an update on how courts have applied FRCP changes
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Why Businesses May Like the "Duke Rules Package" Part 4 of 4: The Outcome

Posted on by John M. Erbach in Litigation

This article summarizes the rules from the "Duke Rules Package" that were ultimately adopted by the Supreme Court.
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Why Businesses May Like the "Duke Rules Package" Part 3 of 4: A National "Rocket Docket?"

Posted on by John M. Erbach in Litigation

This article examines how several of the "Duke" rule changes could speed up litigation, particularly in its earliest stages.
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Why Businesses May Like the "Duke Rules Package": Clear Consequences for ESI Destruction

Posted on by John M. Erbach in Litigation

This article discusses proposed amendments to Rule 37(e) governing electronically-stored information.
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Why Businesses May Like the "Duke Rules Package"

Posted on by John M. Erbach in Litigation

Significant changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure expected in 2015.
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Patent Law Continues to Unite an Otherwise Divided Supreme Court

Posted on by John M. Erbach in Intellectual Property and Information Technology, Litigation

One area of law appears to unite both ends of the Court's political spectrum--patent law.
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Government (EEOC) Must Pay Company's Attorneys' Fees After Delay, Unreasonable Lawsuit

Posted on by John M. Erbach in Employment Law, Litigation

At times, corporate targets of government investigations become frustrated by the apparent lack of responsiveness by the investigating agencies.
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