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Shipwreck Case Leads to Sanctions

USA - June 13 2016 The saga of a shipwreck treasure trove continues in Williamson, et al. v. Recovery Limited Partnership, et al., "yet another skirmish in the legal…

Sixth Circuit flips class settlement order

USA - June 8 2016 One of the frequent givens in current civil litigation is a protective order that shields material produced in discovery. Those orders often require…

Judge Boyce Martin, Jr. Passes Away

USA - June 2 2016 Former Sixth Circuit Judge Boyce Martin of Louisville has passed away. The Louisville Courier-Journal has a nice article about Judge Martin’s life…

No Harm No Foul: The US Supreme Court Rules Plaintiffs Must Show Actual Harm

USA - May 16 2016 The US Supreme Court ruled 6-2 on May 16, 2016 in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, No. 13-1339, that a plaintiff must allege "concrete" and "actual" harm in…

Paul C. Besozzi, Amy L. Brown, Monica S. Desai, Philip M. Oliss, Troy M. Yoshino

Concepcion Undone: CFPB Proposes Rule Prohibiting Financial Service Providers From Including Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements

USA - May 6 2016 On May 5, 2016, in a widely anticipated move, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed a rule that would prohibit certain consumer…

James J. Barresi, Amy L. Brown, John A. Burlingame, Philip M. Oliss, Troy M. Yoshino