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Tennessee Court Holds That Plaintiff Can Add Comparative Fault Defendants To Claim

Sometimes when a plaintiff is injured as a result of another’s actions, or a dangerous condition, he or she will not know precisely which defendants may need to be sued. For example, a plaintiff may sue a business for a … Continue reading

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Second Circuit Reiterates: Defendants Must Satisfy Burden of Persuasion Through a Preponderance of the Evidence to Rebut Basic Presumption in Securities Fraud Class Actions

The Second Circuit, in keeping with its recent decision in Waggoner v. Barclays, reaffirmed that defendants must satisfy the burden of persuasion by a preponderance of the evidence to rebut the presumption established by the Supreme Court in Basic, Inc. … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Ensuring and Balancing the Rights of Defendants and Victims at International and Hybrid Criminal Courts

PluriCourts has issued a call for papers for a conference on "Ensuring and Balancing the Rights of Defendants and Victims at International and Hybrid Criminal Courts," which will take place August 30-31, 2018. The call is here. Read more detail … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Second Circuit Holds Defendants’ Fraud-on-the-Market Presumption Rebuttal Need Not Be Conclusive

In the following guest post, attorneys from the Paul Weiss law firm take a look at the Second Circuit’s January 12, 2018 decision in Arkansas Teacher Retirement System v. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (here), in which the appellate court vacated … Continue reading

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Judge Sleet Denies Macleods Defendants’ Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings in ANDA Action

By Memorandum Order entered by The Honorable Gregory M. Sleet in Amgen Inc. v. Macleods Pharmaceuticals, Ltd., Civil Action No. 17-817-GMS (D.Del. December 19, 2017) (consolidated), the Court denied the Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings of defendants Macleods Pharmaceuticals, … Continue reading

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