Forum non conviens: H.B. 1003 (2013)
Allows the court, upon a motion by either party or
Allows the court, upon a motion by either party or on its own, to decline jurisdiction, if in the interest of justice and for the convenience of the parties, an action would be more properly heard in another forum.” The bill also outlines what the court shall consider in determining whether to grant a motion to stay, transfer or to dismiss an action.
ATRA files amicus brief in support of Johnson & Johnson’s decision to appeal a 2019 $465 million judgment against the company, warning against the state attorney general’s expansive use of public nuisance law.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce spoke with Juliette Farley of the Southern California Record about Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week and business interruption lawsuits.
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.