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FRCP: Playing by the New Rules – Amendments driving predictability and proactivity

Introduction: The amended Federal Rules of Civil Procedure went into effect a little over a year ago now, and experience and case law are growing. We checked in with three experts who bring differing on-the-ground vantages to discovery practice and procedure: Hon. Mitchell D. Dembin, a U.S....

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Civil Justice Playbook: Hail the New Litigation Hell

There’s a new sheriff in lawsuit land. Displacing California, ranked as the top Judicial Hellhole three of the last four years, is the city of St. Louis, Missouri, which topped the annual Judicial Hellholes report released last month by the American Tort Reform Foundation (ATRF). The #1...

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Civil Justice Playbook: This Idea Makes Dollars & Sense

To hear him tell it, Christopher Bogart, co-founder and CEO of Burford Capital, the world’s largest publicly traded provider of litigation and specialty finance to the legal industry, fell into litigation funding. Look at his resume, however, and it seems inevitable. Bogart was a banker, a...

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