The newsletter of the ISBA’s Section on Federal Civil Practice
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Conflict: The treacherous path
William Ruehle, the Chief Financial Officer of Broadcom, a California corporation, and Henry Nichols, a co-founder of Broadcom, were indicted by a Federal grand jury for conspiracy, securities fraud, false certification of financial statements, wire fraud and other crimes in the United States District Court for California. These charges arose from the alleged backdating of options granted to officers of Broadcom.
Electronic Discovery Project in the Northern District of Illinois
Chief Judge James Holderman of the Northern District of Illinois has empaneled a special committee to examine issues relating to electronic discovery in the Northern District. A preliminary report would be presented to the Judicial Conference in May, 2010.
Enforcing federal court monetary judgments
Although obtaining a judgment is a worthwhile endeavor, a plaintiff is only truly successful if the defendant actually pays the judgment. This article reviews the various actions taken by plaintiffs to collect money after obtaining a judgment in federal court.
From the Chair
A message from Section Chair Timothy Howard.
Supreme Court to hear corporate diversity jurisdiction case
The United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in Hertz Corporation v. Friend, in which the Court will consider whether the location of a nationwide corporation’s headquarters can be disregarded by a court in determining a principal place of business for the purposes of diversity jurisdiction.