Recent Practice Points


California's Choice-of-Law Jurisprudence and Its Application to Internet Fraud

By Jonathan Udell – March 19, 2019 | Tracking the genesis of California's choice-of-law analysis, the current state of the law, and how that analysis ought to apply in the relatively new realm of e-commerce cases.

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The Forthcoming Wave of Biometrics Class Actions

By Geoffrey J. Derrick – March 19, 2019 | Consumer-facing businesses should thoroughly investigate their compliance with BIPA unless they want to go surfing.

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Sound Advice Podcasts

Fraudulent Joinder

In this program, Donald Pocock reviews fraudulent joinder, a doctrine developed by federal courts to permit removal of diversity cases where a party (plaintiff or defendant) appears to destroy complete diversity. (12:09 min.)

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Buried Webpage Disclosures and Presumed Reliance

Jonathan Udell explores the potential for companies to discretely disclose information in places where it is unlikely to be seen, and provides several tips for responding to such disclosure theories in California consumer fraud actions. (10:07 min.)

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Consumer Litigation

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