Tag Archives: Civil procedure

May 10-11, 2010: Civil Litigation Conference at Duke Law School

A live Webcast is available for the 2010 Civil Litigation Conference, sponsored by the Judicial Conference of the United States, and being held 10-11 May 2010 at Duke University Law School in Durham, North Carolina, USA. The conference will focus … Continue reading

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7th Circuit eDiscovery Pilot Program Committee Issues Phase 1 Report

The Seventh Circuit eDiscovery Pilot Program Committee has issued Seventh Circuit eDiscovery Pilot Program: Report on Phase One: May 20, 2009-May 1, 2010 (May 2010). Here is most of the executive summary: The Seventh Circuit Electronic Discovery Pilot Program was … Continue reading

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Lee & Willging, Attorney Satisfaction with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Emery G. Lee III and Thomas E. Willging, both of the Federal Judicial Center, have published Attorney Satisfaction with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: Report to the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Civil Rules (2010). Here is the executive … Continue reading

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IAALS: Fact-Based Pleading: A Solution Hidden in Plain Sight

The Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS) at the University of Denver has issued a new report entitled Fact-Based Pleading: A Solution Hidden in Plain Sight (2010) (free registration required). Here is a summary: “It is … Continue reading

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Papers Available for New Horizons for Civil Justice in Europe: Towards the “Stockholm Programme”

Papers and outlines for the presentations given at the conference, New Horizons for Civil Justice in Europe: Towards the “Stockholm Programme”, held November 5-6, 2009, at the ERA Congress Centre, in Trier, are now available. Here is the conference program. … Continue reading

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Hedges et al. on Allowing Domestic Electronic Service of Process in the Federal Courts

Ronald J. Hedges of Ronald J. Hedges LLC, Kenneth N. Rashbaum of Fios Inc., & Adam C. Losey have published Electronic Service of Process at Home and Abroad: Allowing Domestic Electronic Service of Process in the Federal Courts, 4 Federal … Continue reading

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Empirical Study of Civil Case Processing in U.S. Federal District Courts

A recent empirical study of civil case management in U.S. federal district courts offers interesting insights into the use of information in civil litigation, and the relationship of certain kinds of information processing to litigation costs and delay. Earlier in … Continue reading

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