Events at Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 226

On Friday, June 16, 2017, the bipartisan Congressional Civil Justice Caucus Academy will hold its first ever panel discussion on the Senate side of the US Capitol. Join us as we take a probing look at the problems associated with multidistrict litigation and explore possible reforms. The Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) Act was passed in 1968 … Continue reading “The Growth of Multidistrict Litigation: Emerging Issues and Possible Solutions”

As the U.S. Supreme Court gets set to kick off its 2017 term, court watchers have their eyes on a number of important cases involving civil justice issues that are likely to have far-reaching effects. Highlights involve collective-bargaining and the National Labor Relations Act, environmental litigation, the rights of terrorism victims when suing foreign governments, … Continue reading “Civil Justice Preview of the US Supreme Court’s 2017-2018 Term”