Tag Archives: Legal case management

Cross & Donelson on Creating Quality Courts

Professor Frank B. Cross of the University of Texas School of Law, and Professor Dr. Dain C. Donelson of the University of Texas McCombs School of Business, have published Creating Quality Courts, 7 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies No. 3, … Continue reading

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Reagan, National Security Case Studies: Special Case-Management Challenges

Robert Timothy Reagan of the Federal Judicial Center has published National Security Case Studies: Special Case-Management Challenges (2010). Here is a summary: National security cases often pose unusual and challenging case-management issues for the courts. Evidence or arguments may be … 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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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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Civil Justice, Case Management, & Discovery Reform Tools from ACTL & IAALS

Two new resources to assist U.S. courts and lawyers in implementing civil justice reform have been issued by the Joint Project of The American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL) Task Force on Discovery and Civil Justice and The Institute for … Continue reading

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eDiscovery Developments in US Federal Courts

Two recent developments respecting electronic discovery in U.S. federal courts may be of interest. First, the Federal Judicial Center has published National, Case-Based Civil Rules Survey: Preliminary Report to the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Civil Rules (October 2009). Here … Continue reading

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