State Court Orders and Closures Related to Coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak has caused a disruption in courts. The National Center for State Courts provides a regularly updated collection of state court orders to help you navigate the outbreak's impact on courts. Visit often to see new updates from the courts.

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Special Legal Considerations for Telehealth Care Providers

By Sara Richman and Brian Callaway – April 2, 2020 | With virus fears spreading, healthcare providers need to be aware of the special considerations involved in treating patients without seeing them face-to-face.

Challenging State Court Dismissals in Federal Court: Rooker-Feldman’s Murky Fraud Exception

By Samuel D. Harrison – April 2, 2020 | Fraud-on-the-court can be an exception to state court judgment finality. Learn how to use that exception.

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Stipulated Deposition Protocols to Consider During COVID-19

By Maria L. Kreiter – July 27, 2020 | A few tips for before, during, and after a pandemic-era deposition.

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Introduction on Converting Arbitration Awards into Judgments, and Competing Actions to Vacate Awards

Christopher Tackett – February 10, 2020 | In this Sound Advice, Christopher Tackett provides a non-jurisdiction specific refresher/introduction on the general process for converting an arbitration award into a judgment, and provides an overview regarding the potential competing proceedings to vacate an arbitration award.

Gender Diversity With Mediators, Arbitrators and Expert Witnesses

Naomi Berry – January 24, 2019 | This program discusses the gender disparities in use of mediators, arbitrators and expert witnesses and strategies for improvement. (6:50 min)

Three-Day Rule Eliminated for Electronic Service

Make sure to correctly calendar your response deadlines under the most recent edits to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. You no longer get three extra days for electronic service. (3 minutes, 53 seconds)

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