The Changing Face of Justice

With more and more focus on sexual harassment and misconduct across all walks of life, the faces that head up our justice system are not immune to scrutiny. While the courts may not yet see the levels of accountability that other industries are being held to, judges all across the country are finding that they … Read more

The Option of Impossibility – Alternatives to Force Majeure

Did you fail to specify “pandemic” or “disease” in your force majeure clause?  Or fail to include a force majeure clause altogether in your contract? Should you have foreseen the impact of COVID-19? The language of contracts will likely be changed forever in the wake of the pandemic’s disruption to businesses. While the courts will weigh … Read more

Over 2,500 Guides and Local Rules Updated

While we are still early in the year, 2020 has already brought many changes to court rules. In fact, over two-thousand guides and citations have been updated since January 1st. Whether you are filing in the California Superior Courts, New York’s Supreme Courts or in any number of jurisdictions in between, SmartRules keeps you up … Read more