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Washington Post Op-Ed References Tim Lewis’s Brookings Report

On October 1, 2018 by Schnader

A Washington Post op-ed discussing the Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings references a Brookings Institution Report co-authored by Hon. Timothy K. Lewis. Judge Lewis co-wrote the Brookings Report with Laurence H. Tribe and Norman Eisen in September, discussing the substantive areas from which Kavanaugh would have to recuse under cases as a Supreme Court […]

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Third Circuit Permits Removal to Federal Court By A Forum Defendant Before Formal Service

On September 13, 2018 by Schnader

Brittany C. Wakim published “Why The 3rd Circuit Allowed Removal In Encompass” on Law360, assessing the impact of this precedential opinion for jurisdictional and removal issues. “In what appears to be the first ever appellate court ruling on the issue, the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has […]

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Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Establishes New Requirement for Preservation of Certain Jury-Instruction Errors in Civil Cases

On September 4, 2018 by Schnader

On August 21, a sharply divided Supreme Court of Pennsylvania held that a party to a civil case waives any challenge to a trial court’s failure to give a proposed jury instruction if the party does not obtain an on-the-record ruling by the trial court regarding the proposed instruction. The […]

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Timothy Lewis Addresses Concerns About the Supreme Court Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh

On September 4, 2018 by Schnader

Hon. Timothy K. Lewis, co-chair of Schnader’s Alternative Dispute Resolution practice group, published a paper and an op-ed addressing concerns about the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh. Judge Lewis wrote “Unresolved Recusal Issues Require a Pause in the Kavanaugh Hearings” for The Brookings Institution. Co-authors for this paper are […]

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