Judging by oral argument questions at SCOTUS, one legal analyst suggests the American Pipe tolling doctrine seems likely to live on to toll statutes of limitation, as opposed to statutes of repose. See Ronald Mann, Argument analysis: Justices dubious about limiting precedent that tolls statutes of limitations to permit “stacked” class actions, SCOTUSblog (Mar.

As some of us predicted years ago, global litigation continues to expand in both class actions and other forms of collective actions.  Now, there’s a new tool to help litigations better assess global possibilities. The tool is described as follows in a November 22, 2017 post at Global Legal Post:

“Baker McKenzie has launched

The March 6-7 Perrin Asbestos Litigation conference will be valuable, as always. I’m especially looking forward to this panel:

“3:45 PM – The Role of DNA in Asbestos Litigation

 Arnold R. Brody, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Department of Pathology, Tulane University School of Medicine – New Orleans,

LA Joshua D. Lee, Esq., Riley Safer Holmes

The molecular revolution continues to expand. Last week, researchers at Scripps published an open access article on the creation of a stable organism with 2 human made genetic bases named X and Y that now exist alongside the usual bases A, C, G and T. By stable, they mean the organism was able to replicate

Cooley’s blog includes a highly useful and cogent January 12, 2017 summary of proposed new federal laws from the GOP intended to dismantle much of the nation’s existing regulatory framework, including the Chevron doctrine that requires deference to agency expertise. If passed and signed into law, the changes to administrative law would be profound, if