ATRA’s statement on passage of Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
Behr Dayton Thermal Products LLC v. Martin
(U.S., November 12, 2018): Supporting a petition for cert, arguing that the Sixth Circuit’s interpretation of Rule 23(c)(4) violated its text and structure and raises serious Seventh Amendment concerns. Argues that the decision removes the most important limits on class proceedings and would allow district courts to certify “issue classes” essentially at will.
On March 19, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court denied the petition for cert.
ATRA’s statement on Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
ATRA President Tiger Joyce released the following statement in response to the unprecedented attack on the U.S. Capitol building on January 6:
ATRA voices its disappointment as Congress fails to include liability protections in its latest COVID-19 relief package.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes in this op-ed about a growing trend of state courts bucking SCOTUS precedent when it comes to personal jurisdiction.
Activism in AG’s office, Supreme Court’s acceptance of lawsuit funding and loose venue rules to blame