Cannabis Litigation: Writs of Attachment

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How to Use Investigative Analysis Skills to Advance Your Litigation Paralegal Career. One way to advance your litigation paralegal career and take on other roles is to add new skills. When properly trained, a litigation paralegal can quickly learn the investigative analysis process.

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Cannabis Litigation: Know Your Statutes of Limitation!

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We always advise our cannabis clients, in administrative litigation or otherwise, to keep certain deadlines in their back of their minds, and this is just one example of why it’s so important to do so. The post Cannabis Litigation: Know Your Statutes of Limitation!

California Cannabis Litigation: Who Should Be Sued?

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Our litigation team has experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in the cannabis industry, and one issue we commonly see is whether an individual is rightfully sued along with his/her business. The post California Cannabis Litigation: Who Should Be Sued?

Proactive Litigation Paralegal Tip

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A proactive litigation paralegal is a valuable addition to any litigation team. How can you be a proactive litigation paralegal? To be a proactive litigation paralegal, you must know what is going on in all of your litigation cases.

Vexatious Litigants

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2021) (nonprecedential) [ Raytheon Vexatious Litigant ]. California Code allows for a litigant to be defined as a “vexatious litigant” and Mankaruse was so-named. to deem Mankaruse a “vexatious litigant” under Federal Law and require a bond before he proceeds with the case. Further, courts have power to order litigants to pay a security-deposit associated with potential future costs or sanctions. [T]he Mankaruse v.

Cannabis Litigation: How Effective Are Motions to Dismiss?

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As the cannabis industry has generated more and more litigation, complaints have generally improved – but quite a few still come across our desks that are so bare and insufficient under the standard above. The post Cannabis Litigation: How Effective Are Motions to Dismiss?

Cannabis Litigation: Third-Party Subpoenas and the Illegality Defense

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This post discusses the use of the federal “illegality defense” in connection with third-party subpoenas in litigation. Cannabis litigators, investors, and companies who decide to filing lawsuit arising out of a business transaction likely are familiar with the “illegality defense.”

Cannabis Litigation: Curaleaf Wins Dismissal of Securities Class Action Lawsuit

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For more reading on Curaleaf and cannabis securities, see: Oregon Cannabis Securities Litigation: Another (!) Cannabis Securities Litigation 101: Who Can Be Liable for Oregon Securities Fraud? Oregon Cannabis Litigation: Cura Hit with $10 Million Class Action.

Cannabis Litigation: An Introduction to California’s Anti-SLAPP Statute

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As I mentioned in my last post , litigation claims continue to evolve and expand in the cannabis industry, and we’ve noticed substantial interest in defamation claims. The post Cannabis Litigation: An Introduction to California’s Anti-SLAPP Statute appeared first on Harris Bricken

Cannabis Litigation: Fraudulent Transfer Claims and the UVTA

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Especially because litigating is expensive. So, below is a breakdown of California’s fraudulent transfer claim for those who are considering their pre-litigation options, or maybe for those who have judgments in hand and feel defeated.

California Cannabis Litigation in 2021 – Back to Discovery

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Back in June, I wrote this post about the nearly stalled status of litigation since the pandemic began. As trials, hearings, and even status conferences have resumed in most districts we practice in, we expect litigation in general to slowly but surely pick back up throughout 2021.

Lex Machina Releases 2021 Patent Litigation Report

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Patent litigators saw record damages and increased case filings despite the pandemic. Lawsuits & Litigation intellectual property Intellectual property attorney intellectual property law Intellectual property lawyer intellectual property litigation

Hemp Litigation: D.C. Trial Court Dismisses Hemp Industry Challenge to DEA Interim Final Rule

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Nathalie Bougenies and other hemp lawyers at Harris Bricken have tracked the rule since its adoption, and the ensuing litigation since its inception: Watch Out! Hemp Litigation: DEA Sued Again. The post Hemp Litigation: D.C.

Resolving Business Disputes: Mediation, Arbitration & Litigation

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Lawsuits & Litigation adr alternative dispute resolution arbitration litigation mediationMediation and arbitration are known as Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)—and involve finding a mutually acceptable resolution outside of a courtroom.

Lex Machina Releases 2021 Securities Litigation Report

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Lawsuits & Litigation Lex Machina Lex Machina data LexisNexis SEC Securities and Exchange Commission securities lawsuit U.S. Upward trend of securities case filings and shareholder derivative suits over the last three years continues unabated through the pandemic.

Lex Machina Releases 2021 Copyright and Trademark Litigation Report

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Lawsuits & Litigation copyright Copyright Infringement Copyright Lawsuit trademark Trademark Infringement trademark lawsuitFile sharing and mass counterfeiting cases take up large proportion of the copyright and trademark dockets.

Cannabis Litigation: Selecting the Right Mediator for Your Marijuana or Hemp Lawsuit is Critical

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This is certainly true in my practice and for most attorneys I know who specialize in business litigation. Although litigants may resolve disputes informally, i.e. without the aid of a third party, disputes are often resolved via private mediation.

EU court supports litigants opposed to imports from Israel settlements

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The post EU court supports litigants opposed to imports from Israel settlements appeared first on JURIST - News - Legal News & Commentary.

Breaking News – Facebook v. Duguid: Is this the End of TCPA Litigation?

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So what does this mean for the future of TCPA claims and litigation? Given that most businesses don’t use the now-narrowed definition of an ATDS, I think it’s safe to assume this area of really intense litigation is going to phase out over the year. The Facebook v.

Cannabis Securities Litigation: Proceed with Caution Before Investing in International Cannabis

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Just as naturally is the rise in litigation involving cannabis that has an international flavor. The post Cannabis Securities Litigation: Proceed with Caution Before Investing in International Cannabis appeared first on Harris Bricken

Cannabis Litigation Common Counts: Alternatives to a Breach of Contract Claim

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In almost every litigation webinar we’ve done, and in many of our past posts discussing breach of contract (the general breakdown of this claim is here ), we’ve stressed the importance of memorializing agreements in writing to save yourself from potential or protracted litigation down the line.

Junior To Mid-Level Litigation Associate For Litigation Boutique In DC [Sponsored]

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A high-end litigation boutique in Washington DC is seeking a junior to mid-level litigation associate. Great opportunity to gain "hands-on" litigation experience. Asia Chronicles Sponsored Content Asia Associates DC Job Posting Kinney Recruiting Litigation

How Litigation Imports Foreign Regulation

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In a forthcoming article, How Litigation Imports Foreign Regulation , I argue that foreign regulators not only shape the behavior of American companies—they also influence American litigation. litigation. Guest Post by Diego A.

Hemp Litigation: Does Qualified Immunity Protect Law Enforcement Who Wrongly Destroy Hemp?

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The post Hemp Litigation: Does Qualified Immunity Protect Law Enforcement Who Wrongly Destroy Hemp? Earlier this fall, several news outlets reported on a lawsuit alleging that federal and state law enforcement agencies in California wrongfully destroyed a hemp grow worth more than $3 million.

Litigation Finance And State Bars — What Should Counsel Know? (Part II) [Sponsored]

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We can expect that additional state bars will weigh in on litigation finance in due course and that the discussion of ethics in relation to funding will continue to evolve. Litigation Finance Sponsored Content Lake Whillans Lake Whillans Litigation Finance

Litigation Finance And State Law — What Should Counsel Know? [Sponsored]

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There is a clear trend among courts across the United States towards removing obstacles to commercial litigation finance. Litigation Finance Sponsored Content Lake Whillans Lake Whillans Litigation Finance

Erbsen on Gluck & Burch on Multidistrict Litigation

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Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Allan Erbsen’s essay, Procedural Evolution in Multidistrict Litigation. Allan reviews Abbe Gluck & Beth Burch’s recent article, MDL Revolution, 96 N.Y.U. 1 (2021). Federal Courts MDLs Recent Scholarship Weblogs

How Technology Is Reshaping Litigation Finance

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Luckily, changes in litigation finance may be changing the terms of engagement. The best way to understand litigation finance is by looking at the arc of its development over the last decade – but why such a short timeline? In The Know feature finance litigation finance

Harnessing the Power of Technology to Improve Litigation Management

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In litigation (and life), being organized often leads to better outcomes. The path to becoming organized, specifically in litigation, can present significant challenges. When it comes to litigation needs, a case management system will enhance client service when properly used.

“Odysseus, Avocados, and Election Litigation Timing”

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“Odysseus, Avocados, and Election Litigation Timing”: Law professor Michael C. Dorf has this essay online at Justia’s Verdict

How Technology Is Reshaping Litigation Finance

LawTechnologyToday

Luckily, changes in litigation finance may be changing the terms of engagement. The best way to understand litigation finance is by looking at the arc of its development over the last decade – but why such a short timeline? In The Know feature finance litigation finance

Guyana: A First Step Towards Climate Litigation

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The case marks the first time a litigant has relied on climate change and the Paris Agreement in support of a claim for a judicial remedy in Guyanese court. . Energy Fossil Fuels International LitigationGeorgetown, Capital of Guyana (Credit: amanderson2 ). By Melinda Janki*.

How Small Firms Can Successfully Litigate During COVID

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Judge Scraps National Rifle Association’s Ploy to Avoid Litigation

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Lawsuits & Litigation joel cohen lawsuit letitia james national rifle organization New York NRA nra bankruptcy second amendmentThe New York-based judge rejected the NRA's attempts to move the case to a venue more favorable to its position.

Hemp Litigation Update: Legal Challenge to Indiana’s Smokable Hemp Ban Continues

HarrisBricken

Because state laws, rules, and regulations are changing frequently, sometimes in connection with litigation, we research and update the entries for each state on a monthly basis. Is it legal to sell smokable hemp? Our cannabis and hemp CBD attorneys are asked this question frequently.

Pre-Litigation Investigation of Patent Validity

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by Dennis Crouch. I previously wrote about the Federal Circuit’s decision in WPEM, LLC v. SOTI Inc. 2020-1483 (Fed. 9, 2020). The case focuses on pre-filing investigation — the amount of investigation that a patentee must conduct before filing a patent infringement lawsuit.