ATRA’s statement on passage of Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
General Motors, LLC. V. Bavlsik
(U.S., filed March 26, 2018): Arguing that the lower court improperly ordered a damages-only retrial when the trial record contained strong indications the jury had originally reached an impermissible “compromise verdict.” A compromise verdict requires retrial on all issues so as to not erode fundamental Seventh Amendment guarantees.
On May 15, 2018, 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