Summary Judgment: H.B. 1708 (2013)
Allows requests for admission for which the responses are submitted
Allows requests for admission for which the responses are submitted in support of a motion for summary judgment may be based, in whole or in part, upon discovery depositions and may include admitted facts learned or referenced in such a deposition, provided that any such request for admission shall not reference the deposition or require the party to admit that the deponent gave specific testimony. Also allows that a motion for summary judgment seeking dismissal of any claim or demand for punitive damages, except in cases involving driving under the influence, may be sustained when based, in whole or in part, upon discovery depositions.
ATRA’s statement on passage of Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
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