George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School

Eleventh Annual Judicial Symposium on Civil Justice Issues

Event Details

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  • Venue: George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School
  • Division: The Judicial Education Program

The civil justice system in the United States is in a constant state of flux. Changes occur at both the state and federal levels, through both legislative and judicial actions. At the same time, judges face a constant barrage of new and innovative legal theories and procedural maneuvers. The goal of the annual symposium was to provide a platform that gave judges a systematic review and critique of the most important civil justice issues of the day.

Asbestos: Travails, Trusts, and Transparency 

Daubert Frye: The Evolving Standards for Expert Testimony 

Drug Labeling, Preemption, and State Consumer Protection Laws 

Contingency Fee Arrangements in Public Enforcement Actions: Are there Legal and Ethical Concerns? 

Data Breaches and Privacy 

The Impact of Insurance Restatements: Summarizing the Law or a Thumb on the Scale?