1220 ABA Journal Civil Procedure articles.
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.
May 16, 2022 3:30 PM CDT
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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…
Apr 29, 2022 12:31 PM CDT
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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.
Apr 14, 2022 9:57 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has upheld a $1,250 sanction against a Dallas lawyer for the attorney fees incurred by his litigation opponent when he misread a federal judge’s ruling.
Apr 11, 2022 10:05 AM CDT
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Apr 7, 2022 2:44 PM CDT
A Rhode Island lawyer who mistakenly thought he was successful in electronically filing a slip-and-fall lawsuit was granted a reprieve last week when the state’s top court reinstated the complaint.…
Mar 21, 2022 10:00 AM CDT
The Texas Supreme Court ruled Friday that state licensing officials have no authority to enforce a law banning abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy, apparently foreclosing a lawsuit by abortion providers that seeks to block the law.
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