Arbitration: Texas’ 14th Court of Appeals says assigned claims aren’t part of settlement agreement.
Questions: A State Bar of Texas employee is under investigation for the alleged misappropriation of funds from a Texas Supreme Court account primarily used to reimburse lawyers who overpaid annual fees.
The rules: Planned Parenthood affiliates seek a preliminary injunction to enjoin a state affiliate rule.
Fee fracas: Lawyers secure a nearly $4 million judgment in a fight over fen-phen fees.
License negotiations: In a case of first impression, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has rules that license negotiations related to reasonable royalties and damages are not privileged.
The Claw(back): Are we seeing the start of a wave of executive compensation clawback suits by the Securities and Exchange Commission?
Appellate lawyer of the week: When a plaintiff nonsuits a medical-malpractice case, does the clock stop on the 120-day statutory time period to file an expert report?
The candid mentor: Contributor Michael P. Maslanka shares five lessons for young attorneys from mentors who cared.
Trial practice: Contributor Kendall Gray breaks a few bad habits and rhetorical sins in court.
E-Discovery Lessons of “Downton Abbey”: Contributor Erin Nealy Cox examines traditional ways on a collision course with seismic cultural change — in the typical e-discovery litigation project.
PREPARE for E-Discovery Supplementation Obligations: Attorneys continue to fall short of the mark in completing the e-discovery process, often forgetting a key obligation, write contributors Ross Cunningham and Elizabeth Lemoine.
How to Maximize the Effectiveness of Voir Dire: Contributors Harry Jones, Jason Bloom and Emily McDonald tell how to get the most out of voir dire.
E-Discovery Costs as Taxes Assessed Upon the Loser?: E-discovery costs as taxes assessed upon the loser?