Venue Reform: HB 858 (1999); Amended La. C.C.P. Art. 123.
Allows a district court judge to dismiss a civil lawsuit
Allows a district court judge to dismiss a civil lawsuit upon a defendant’s request when the act giving rise to the suit occurred outside the territorial limits of the state.
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.