Venue Reform: H.B. 1618 (2013)
Eliminates from the list of Category B venue, the forum
Eliminates from the list of Category B venue, the forum where the defendant regularly conducts substantial business activity or where such activity was conducted before the defendant’s withdrawal from the Commonwealth. Category B venue exists where a defendant corporation, partnership, or limited liability company has its principal office or place of business.
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