Tag Archives: Litigants

Judicial Reprimand Serves as Cautionary Tale for Litigants Everywhere

Order Denying Motion to Establish Claim Construction Procedure and to Show Cause Re Sanctions, Seven Networks LLC v. Google LLC, E.D. Tex. (July 19, 2018) (District Judge Rodney Gilstrap) On July 19, 2018, Eastern District of Texas Judge Rodney Gilstrap … Continue reading

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Litigants Have to Disclose Insurance, Does That Mean Litigation Financing Should be Disclosed, Too?

One of the hot topics in the litigation arena these day is the question of whether or not litigants should be obliged to disclose their litigation funding arrangements to opposing parties. Indeed, as discussed here, last month three U.S. senators … Continue reading

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Conversation Between Julie Macfarlane and Woody Mosten about Unbundling and Self-Represented Litigants

Recently, I did a post about a new book that Forrest (“Woody”) Mosten co-authored about unbundled legal services. Woody just sent me a link to a podcast conversation he had with our friend, Dr. Julie Macfarlane, the director of the … Continue reading

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Wealthy Husband Held To Have Violated Probation By, Among Other Things, Structuring His Divorce Settlement to Defraud Civil Litigants and Creditors and to Protect His Assets From Them

Husband, who owns a Nevada strip club, is convicted of federal tax charges. Husband and Wife split up. Husband serves one year on the federal charges and is released on probation in 2008. A patron of Husband's strip club sues … Continue reading

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Research on Litigants in Person

Been meaning to pop a link up to Richard Moorhead's useful summary of his research on Litigants in Person. In response to the Legal Aid Green Paper, which cites that research, he sets out what the findings were, and the … Continue reading

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