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Mannix v. Tighe, Hutchings v. City of Gardner, and Marmer v. Kaufman

  • Day Pitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 17 2010

Three recently reported decisions -- two of the superior court -- are worth noting briefly

New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act

  • Day Pitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 13 2013

In a business-friendly decision, Perez v. Professionally Green, LLC, 214 N.J. ___ (2013), a unanimous New Jersey Supreme Court held yesterday that a

Authorized House Counsel: Connecticut’s official registration application form

  • Day Pitney LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 14 2007

The official application form for registration as Authorized House Counsel in Connecticut is now available on the website of the Connecticut Bar Examining Committee (CBEC

Agreement for “direct use immunity” did not preclude federal prosecutors from sharing defendant’s incriminating proffer statements with foreign (or state) authorities

  • Day Pitney LLP
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  • France, USA
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  • June 23 2009

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed that a criminal defendant’s agreement with federal prosecutors not to use against him any statements made by him during proffer sessions did not bar the U.S. Attorney’s Office from sharing his incriminating statements with authorities in France who then used the statements against him in French criminal proceedings

Gillespie v. Gillespie

  • Day Pitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 18 2011

First, in Gillespie v. Gillespie, Case No. 09-P-2174, 2011 Mass. App. Unpub. LEXIS 156 (Feb. 7, 2011), a decision issued pursuant to Rule 1:28, the Appeals Court addressed claims for tortious interference with expectancy of a gift and wrongful death by suicide

10 tips for outsourcing document reviews to offshore vendors

  • Day Pitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 3 2010

Legal departments are increasingly using contract attorneys to conduct document reviews during discovery

"It vexes me. I'm terribly vexed."

  • Day Pitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 4 2012

The Hyde Amendment gives criminal defendants the chance to win attorney's fees and costs when "the court finds that the position of the United States was vexatious, frivolous, or in bad faith."

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's an attorney-client waiver opinion!

  • Day Pitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 1 2012

Privileged documents produced in response to a grand-jury subpoena cannot be withheld in subsequent civil litigation (even litigation about Superman), according to this opinion from the Ninth Circuit

Employer's law blog - court orders production of notes prepared by plaintiff, not on request from counsel

  • Day Pitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 26 2012

The New Jersey Appellate Division recently held that handwritten notes prepared by a plaintiff before she met with her attorney are not protected by the attorney-client privilege and must be produced in discovery, where the notes were not prepared at the attorney’s direction or under his supervision

Immediate appeal is permitted to challenge a trial court’s authority to vacate a previous judgment

  • Day Pitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 11 2007

The Supreme Court of Connecticut recently found another exception to the final judgment rule under the second prong of State v. Curcio, 191 Conn. 27, 31 (1983), reaffirming that parties may immediately appeal and challenge a trial court’s power to vacate a previous judgment or order