Dispute Resolution Blog
- Blog: Capital Markets LitigationCapital Markets Litigation Team Achieves Key Victory in Pro Bono Transgender Rights CasePosted on September 18, 2019 by Zach Rosenbaum, Jennifer Fiorica Delgado and Meg SlachetkaWe are proud to announce that our team achieved a key victory as plaintiffs’ pro bono counsel in Doe v. Esper, a constitutional challenge to the Pentagon’s transgender service policy. The government’s policy is to discharge or deny enlistment to anyone who will not serve in the gender to which they were assigned at birth, or who is undergoing...… Continue Reading The post Capital Markets Litigation Team Achieves Key Victory in Pro Bono Transgender Rights Case appeared first on Capital Markets Litigation.
- Blog: Declassified“Who’s Gonna Pay for All This?” Can Prevailing Litigants Have Their E-discovery Charges Taxed as Costs Against Their Losing Opponents?Posted on September 12, 2019 by John E. Goodman and J. Thomas RichieParties in today’s complex litigation world, and their counsel, need no reminder of the ubiquity of electronic discovery and the tremendous expense it occasions. Even before 2006, when “electronically stored information” (ESI) was expressly added to the federal rules, parties have had discovery obligations regarding electronic documents and data. E-discovery, and the costs associated with... Continue Reading
- Blog: Appellate InsightAmicus Briefs: Friend of the District Court, Too?Posted on September 10, 2019 by Josephine Mason PetrickAmicus briefs are often thought of as limited to appellate courts. However, they can be useful in federal district court, too. District courts have inherent authority to allow amici curiae to participate in briefing. See, e.g., NGV Gaming, Ltd. v. Upstream Point Molate, LLC, 355 F. Supp. 2d 1061, 1067 (N.D. Cal. 2005). Benefits to Amici […]