Use this New York Supreme Court Motion to Dismiss “Cheat Sheet” to learn all the rules of civil procedure (in New York the CPLR) applicable to bringing a motion to dismiss in New York Supreme Court. For more detailed information, including local rules, see the SmartRules New York Supreme Court Guides for Motion to Dismiss, Opposition to Motion to Dismiss, and Reply in Support of Motion to Dismiss.
Ready, set, ZOOM. Courtrooms and legal technology are transforming at a rapid pace in response to the COVID-19 pandemic environment and Texas may be leading the way. According to the Court Technology Bulletin, 26 potential jurors used the videoconferencing platform Zoom to attend a voir dire in Collins County for an insurance case. James McMillan’s … Read more
Just before Thanksgiving in 2014, the body of a woman named Trinece Fedison, 43, was found stuffed in a garbage can in New Orleans, LA. Her death was grisly – and may have involved sexual assault as well. DNA in her body and on the garbage can handles, pointed to Evangelisto Ramos, an oil rig … Read more
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
The world may be in a state of flux as countries grapple with the coronavirus but your law practice can remain steadfast and uninterrupted with online tools. From time tracking software to online conferences, there are numerous tools to remain productive while working remotely, or, if your staff needs to remain at home under self … Read more