Tag Archives: Litigation

A Prescription for Overcoming Gender Inequity in Complex Litigation: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Brooke D. Coleman, A Legal Fempire?: Women in Complex Civil Litigation, 93 Ind. L.J. (forthcoming), available at SSRN. Suzette M. Malveaux If ever there was a right time to discuss gender inequity in the legal profession, it is now. With … Continue reading

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An Overview and Comparison of U.S. and Japanese Patent Litigation, Part II

An Overview and Comparison of U.S. and Japanese Patent Litigation, Part IIKyle PietariThe forces of globalization and nations’ investments in their patent systems are making the enforcement of patent rights an increasingly international practice. Though the patent systems of Japan … Continue reading

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Liskow Lawyers Obtain Win for Oil and Gas Industry in Severance Tax Litigation

In a decision by the Louisiana Board of Tax Appeals, Liskow & Lewis attorneys Robert Angelico, Jim Exnicios, Cheryl Kornick, RJ Marse, and Jeff Birdsong obtained a ruling rejecting attempts by the Louisiana Department of Revenue to increase the amount … Continue reading

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What are the latest trends in social media and litigation?

This week I plan to dedicate a few blog posts to highlighting some of the latest trends in social media and [fill in the blank]. Today, after the jump, it's social media and litigation… * * * Read more detail … Continue reading

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Qualified immunity of public officials in litigation

Qualified immunity of public officials in litigation Sonnleitner v York, et al, 304 F.3d 704 Sometimes public officials are named as respondents in a lawsuit. The Sonnleitner case considers a qualified immunity defense available to such officials in connection with … Continue reading

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