Recent Articles from DAVID E FRANK
Intellectual property attorneys who challenge decisions before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board say a recent Federal Circuit ruling means they no longer can be barred from introducing new evidence in appeals at the U.S. District Court.
White-collar lawyers say gone are the days when a civil suit brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission is stayed simply because the U.S. attorney is prosecuting a parallel criminal case.
The suggestion that Aaron Hernandez will be treated the same as any other defendant charged with murder strains credulity, say lawyers who have represented sports figures accused of crimes like the one that landed the New England Patriots pro-bowler behind bars in June.
Lawyers say a split in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court over whether tax liability from late-filed state income tax returns are dischargeable in bankruptcy is creating uncertainty and making it difficult to advise debtors on how to proceed.
For J.W. Carney Jr., the decision to file a motion to recuse in the James “Whitey” Bulger case may have been a clear choice, but it was also a risky move.
Any hope the families of two of James “Whitey” Bulger’s alleged victims may have had that the U.S. Supreme Court would hear their appeal have come to an end.
Civil practitioners say a new federal venue law that quietly went into effect last month will lead to an increase in diversity-based discovery and cut down on the “jurisdictional gamesmanship” that regularly occurs in litigation.
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