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In bankruptcy courts as on the playground, everyone has to wait their turn, says the U.S. Supreme Court. No cutting allowed in the priority of asset distribution.
Learn about how a judge may maintain control of the courtroom in cases involving pro per defendants.
More clamor for larger awards of punitive damages? The "battle" may turn on the presence (or not) of a "particularly egregious act" or "extreme reprehensibility."
Under what circumstances do the Constitution and case law allow warrantless searches of electronic devices owned by probationers or parolees?
The court's opinion correctly points out that neither the subjective belief of the client nor the formal act of withdrawing are alone sufficient to conclude when the relationship ended.
Since 1979, a select group of hand-picked individuals from the State Bar's Special Master's List have been responsible for carrying out search and seizures of evidence in possession of or under the control of attorneys, physicians, psychotherapists and clergy members.
Determining the true status of someone labeled as "independent contractor" is a complex inquiry, and a lot of money often rides on the result
Earn MCLE learning about interrogatories and demands to produce documents.
In the past, litigation typically involved only one plaintiff and one defendant. Modern litigation, however, tends to be far more complex, involving multiple parties, parent corporations, affiliated entities, insurers and sometimes "angel" funders.
Review the basics involving hearsay and experts. The key points: (1) The rules are different on direct vs. cross; and (2) the rules on direct have changed in a big way.