ATRA President Tiger Joyce spoke with Juliette Farley of the Southern California Record about Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week and business interruption lawsuits.
Kapila v. Grant Thornton LLP
(11th Circ., filed July 30, 2018): Arguing that the in pari delicto defense should apply in cases involving bankruptcy trusts. The defense prevents a wrongdoer from attempting to shift its liability to another that was involved to an equal or lesser extent in the improper conduct.
On March 22, 2019, the Court ruled in favor of ATRA’s position and affirmed the lower court’s decision.
ATRA urges SCOTUS to push back the on overly expansive approaches to jurisdiction shown by courts in Minnesota and Montana.
ATRA reports North Carolina attorney general candidates’ inaction on transparency code pledge.
ATRA reports neither candidate for West Virginia Attorney General has signed its transparency oath, writes Chris Dickerson for the West Virginia Record.