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Bright Line from Supreme Court: Consolidated Cases Remain Independent for Appeal

USA, Australia - April 3 2018 Going back to the early 1970s, federal courts have disagreed on a basic question of appellate procedure: If a case has been consolidated with others...


Supreme Court Makes Bankruptcy Claw-Backs Easier While Protecting Financial Institutions

USA - March 6 2018 In a unanimous ruling, the Supreme Court in Merit Management Group, LP v. FTI Consulting, Inc., 2018 WL 1054879 (Feb. 27, 2018) has made it easier for...

Christopher Combest.


Supreme Court Decides When Clock Stops for State Claims

USA - February 8 2018 Joining state law claims in a federal suit is common. But until the Supreme Court decided Artis v. District of Columbia, 2018 WL 491524 (Jan. 22...

Matthew A. Sloan, William Walden.


Quarles & Brady Appellate Year in Review - 2017

USA - February 1 2018 Appeals are crossroads. Whether our clients are on the winning or losing side in the trial court, an appeal means they must pause to ask some basic...

Rodney W. Ott, Adriane J. Hofmeyr.


Supreme Court: Only Statutory Deadlines Are Jurisdictional

USA - November 14 2017 Justice Frankfurter once observed that the term “jurisdiction” was “a verbal coat of too many colors,” United States v. L. A. Tucker Truck Lines, Inc...

Jerome C. Mohsen.