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Elle's Publisher Wins Dismissal In Antitrust Lawsuit Against Anderson News

“If there were ever an antitrust case of the pot calling the kettle black, this is it,” wrote Judge Crotty. It is clear own ill-conceived and badly executed plan led to its downfall.” 577 more words

Fashion Court

TRCP 91a: A State Court 12(b)(6)?

Attorneys in Texas have a new weapon in the ever-constant battle against “frivolous” lawsuits. The only question that remains is whether that weapon will ever see the battlefield, or, like the often-touted (but almost never used) “loser-pays” offer of settlement, will the rule remain locked within the pages of the Texas statutes—never to see the light of a Texas courtroom? 561 more words

Law Firms Compound Cost Of Patent Litigation

A recurring issue the past few years in patent litigation is the amount of detail that patent owners are required to provide when they initiate a lawsuit. 625 more words


Bradley Scott Shannon says "I Have Federal Pleading All Figured Out"

Bradley Scott Shannon (Florida Coastal School of Law) in an ironically titled paper “I Have Federal Pleading All Figured Out” Case Western Reserve Law Review, forthcoming, discusses pleading standards in the wake of the U.S. 353 more words

Civil Procedure