Venue Reform: HB 792 (2003).
Provides that Georgia courts may decline jurisdiction of any civil
Provides that Georgia courts may decline jurisdiction of any civil causes of a nonresident by considering the following factors: (1) the place of accrual of the cause of action; (2) the location of witnesses; (3) the residence or residences of the parties; (4) whether a litigant is attempting to circumvent the applicable statute of limitations of another state; and (5) the public factor of the convenience to and burden upon the court.
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.