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Appellate Law

A Call for Customer-Centric Courts

Last month, in the sweltering depths of a tumultuous summer, the Conference of Chief Justices (CCJ), an association of top state judicial leaders, and its civilian counterpart, the Conference of State Court Administrators (COSCA), took an important, if little noticed, step toward righting a badly...

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Civil Justice

The Federal Tools of Civil Procedure: The FRCP amendments are waiting to be used by litigants and judges to build a better litigation system

Nine months after major changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) took effect, the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS) continues its outreach to attorneys and judges to educate them about the impact of the rules on practices and caseloads. Below, IAALS...

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Civil Justice

Civil Justice Playbook: This Court Means Business

In this column, we talk a great deal about reform of the civil justice system. It was a topic near and dear to the heart of MCC’s founder, Al Driver, who as former General Counsel of JCPenney had a very special interest in the subject. Search the archives of MCC on our website and you’...

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