The Battle for "Natural" in 2018
"Natural" will likely be the most litigated word in food advertising cases this year, but there have been recent developments that might change the landscape. This episode discusses an important recent case and proposed legislation. (12:00 min.)
Standing for Unpurchased Products in Class Actions
This Jonathan Udell discusses when plaintiffs in class actions can bring claims involving products that they did not purchase. In general, some courts examine the similarities between the product that the plaintiff purchased and the other products at issue, while other courts consider if the claims will be resolved identically. (09:23 min.)
The CFPB's Pending Class Action Waiver Rule and What Companies are Doing to Prepare
This program covers the CFPB’s pending rule prohibiting class action waivers in arbitration agreements contained in consumer finance contracts. The speaker discusses the rule and what companies are doing to prepare for it.
Developments in Data Privacy Class Action Settlements
Angela Sabbe of Navigant Consulting and Paul Karlsgodt of BakerHostetler discuss recent trends in settlements of class actions arising out of data breaches. The discussion covers key recent statistics, settlement structures, current barriers to settlement, and potential future developments.
Tips for New Associates to Ensure a Strong First Year
Tips and best practices for new associates during their first year, with advice on how to lay a strong foundation for their legal careers. (6:43 min.)
Rule 1's Duty of Cooperation after the 2015 Amendments
Learn how to satisfy Rule 1's new duty of cooperation as Kathryn Honecker walks through the procedure. (13:07 min.)
Learn how to get your case into the court of appeals before final judgment as the multiple categories of appellate jurisdiction are explained. (11:27 min.)
How to Make the Most out of Your Clinic Experience
Professor Scott Eichhorn talks with law students Jean Strickland and Kevin Shea about their experience as interns at the University of Miami School of Law Investor Rights Clinic. (10:44 min.)