Energy producers face legal attacks from multiple angles, according to a new report. The report, released today by the American Tort Reform Foundation (ATRF), revealed that state attorneys general and […]
In re: McKinsey & Co., Inc. National Prescription Opiate Consultant Litigation
(N.D. Cal., filed December 30, 2021): Urging the court to dismiss complaints filed by political subdivisions of States that have already resolved the same claims against the same defendant in a global settlement. Arguing that the municipality complaints undermine the state’s sovereign role in protecting the interests of their residents and are precluded by res judicata and by the states’ releases. Also arguing that municipality litigation imperils global settlements and dilutes recovery in public-harm cases.
This op-ed was originally published by the Washington Examiner. Last month, an exclusive organization of judges, law professors, and lawyers called the American Law Institute spent a weekend in the nation’s […]
A bill addressing private attorney contracting was signed into law in Oklahoma on Friday. Governor Kevin Stitt (R) signed Senate Bill 984, which was sponsored by Senator Kim David (R) and Representative […]
ALI’s restatement of the law of ‘consumer contracts’ the latest in a surge of advocacy by the Institute
This op-ed was originally published by Law360. Once considered a scholarly organization that was safely above the fray in broader policy disputes, the American Law Institute has become an advocacy group, […]
According to recent reports, three state attorneys general will leave the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG). Ad Law Access reported this week that the Attorneys General of Missouri, Montana, […]