Federal Judiciary Approves FRCP Changes

Federal Judiciary Approves FRCP Changes September 2014, The Judicial Conference of the United States adopted the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The rules will now move on to consideration by the Supreme Court of the United States and if approved will take effect on December 1, 2015, unless they are opposed […]

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New Jersey Federal Court Allows “Self-Help” Counterclaims Against Potential FCA Whistleblowers To Proceed

New Jersey Federal Court Allows “Self-Help” Counterclaims Against Potential FCA Whistleblowers To Proceed In an article reported by the National Law Review, Emilie Adams and Connie N. Bertram of Proskauer Rose, LLP addressed last week’s decision by a New Jersey federal court allowing medical device maker Boston Scientific to proceed with counterclaims against former employees […]

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Lawyer’s Duty to Preserve Social Media

Lawyer’s Duty to Preserve Social Media Read the JD Supra Business Advisor article by Hayes Hunt of Cozen O’Connor addressing the key takeaways in a recent Philadelphia Bar Association ethics opinion including the requirement for attorneys to take “appropriate” steps to preserve their clients’ potentially relevant and discoverable social media evidence.

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N.J. Attorney General Bars Prosecution of Sports Betting

N.J. Attorney General Bars Prosecution of Sports Betting On September 8, the New Jersey state Attorney General’s office issued a formal opinion telling law enforcement not to prosecute casinos and racetracks for running sports-wagering pools. Read the New Jersey Law Journal article providing insight into the latest developments in the on-going fight to legalize sports […]

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