1196 ABA Journal Civil Procedure articles.
Updated: Writs of replevin have been used by creditors to recover collateral, such as cars; by tenants or landlords to recover property taken by the other; by businesses to recover items taken by employees; and by people seeking the return of pets after a breakup. It’s also being cited by the U.S. Department of Justice in a lawsuit against a former senior White House adviser.
Sep 27, 2022 10:29 AM CDT
Thomson Reuters has unveiled the latest iteration of Westlaw, its widely used online legal research platform. Westlaw Precision was introduced Wednesday and is the company’s first new version in more than four years.
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A federal appeals court on Monday ruled that children with disabilities had no standing to challenge a ban on school mask mandates in Texas because they hadn’t shown that a favorable decision would redress their injuries.
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A federal appeals court has ruled that a local NAACP chapter and four Black plaintiffs have no standing to pursue a lawsuit alleging that a Mississippi prosecutor showed a pattern of racial bias during jury selection.
Jun 22, 2022 2:10 PM CDT
A judge’s error of law is a “mistake” within the meaning of the federal rule that allows judgments to be reopened, subject to a one-year statute of limitations, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday.
Jun 13, 2022 3:16 PM CDT
U.S. District Judge Lynn Hughes of the Southern District of Texas has taken another drubbing from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans, this time for limiting discovery in an age discrimination lawsuit.
May 31, 2022 8:23 AM CDT
A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that administrative trials by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission violate the Seventh Amendment right to a jury trial when civil penalties are sought.
May 19, 2022 11:15 AM CDT
Justice Amy Coney Barrett wrote the majority opinion on Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court denied relief to an immigrant who says an immigration judge ordered him deported based on a factual error regarding his driver’s license application.
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Supreme Court will hear death row inmate’s DNA test bid
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear the case of a Texas death row inmate who said DNA…
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A federal appeals court has refused to disturb a sanction imposed against a Chicago lawyer for “repeatedly asserting baseless claims” to support personal jurisdiction and then dodging discovery on the issue through his client’s evasive answers.
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