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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

Supreme Court Debates Application of the "Discovery Rule" to FDCPA Limitations Period

In Rotkiske v. Klemm, the Supreme Court is poised to decide whether the FDCPA’s limitations period can be enlarged by the "discovery rule.” The Court’s eventual ruling could have major implications for the FDCPA and beyond. In this Sound Advice, Mark Rooney (Consumer Litigation) and Anna-Rose Mathieson (Appellate Practice) discuss the central issues raised during the Court’s recent oral argument. (9:49 min.)

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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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Consumer Litigation

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