Case summariesBy Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, Jr.Administrative Law, March 2015Summaries of recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Case summariesBy Sonni Choi Williams, Michael D. Bersani, Phillip B. Lenzini, Matthew S. Dionne, Rita Elsner, & Joshua HermanLocal Government Law, March 2015Recent cases of interest to local government law practitioners.
Case summariesBy Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, Jr. & J.A. SebastianAdministrative Law, February 2015Summaries of recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Case update—Daimler AG v. Bauman, 134 S.Ct. 746 (2014)By David W. AubreyInternational and Immigration Law, June 2015The author predicts that the Daimler opinion will create substantial litigation over where corporations are “at home” and whether corporations can be “at home” in more than one jurisdiction contemporaneously.
Caselaw updateBy Raymond W. PratherTrusts and Estates, December 2015Three recent cases of interest to trusts & estates practitioners.
Cases illustrate importance of filing a post-trial motionBy Robert T. ParkCivil Practice and Procedure, October 2015Arient and Burkhamer, decided the same day, both demonstrate the necessity of closely following the rules of practice and filing a post-trial motion whenever you seek relief from an unfavorable jury verdict.
A cautionary tale in criminal casesBy Hon. Celia G. GamrathBench and Bar, October 2015The rulings in Seal and Ames demonstrate the Appellate Court is willing to reverse a conviction where the defendant is not given Rule 401(a) admonishments at the time he waives counsel.
CDL and “masking” issueBy Ted HarvatinTraffic Laws and Courts, December 2015Federal regulations prohibit “masking” in order to avoid the CDL consequences.
CERCLA and the Supreme CourtBy John M. BarkettEnvironmental Law, August 2015If you can get the Court to take a CERCLA case, it is not at all unlikely that, despite CERCLA’s remedial purpose, the Court will interpret CERCLA’s words literally rather than attempt to rewrite them.