2017 Significant Law Changes in California

Remember Brock Turner? California does. Turner, a student at Stanford, served a mere six months in jail after sexually assaulting an unconscious woman behind a dumpster; his acts were interrupted by two cyclists who detained him until police arrived. Among the progressive law changes we are seeing in 2017 are harsher sentencing for sexual assault … Read more

Recent Amendments: Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 6(d)

FRCP 6(d) Amendments RE
Electronic Filing

The recent amendments to The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure will affect the timing of responses to almost all federal court filings.

The most impact will be felt from the amendments to FRCP 6(d). Attorneys practicing in federal courts have become accustomed to having an additional three days to respond to motions and other filings unless the service is done by personal delivery. This is no longer the case.

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