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Professor Patrick Connors: CPLR Update 2019 - LIVE - Tuesday, October 22, 2019

$185.00 each

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A comprehensive overview of amendments and updates to the CPLR and decisions affecting civil practice over the past year. Issues that will be covered include:A comprehensive overview of amendments and updates to the CPLR and decisions affecting civil practice over the past year. Issues that will be covered include:

 

• Court of Appeals addresses longarm jurisdiction for claim involving negligent saleand distribution of firearms in Ohio

 

• Court of Appeals addresses application of CPLR 205(a) when first action is dismissed for failure to comply with a procedural condition precedent

 

• Court of Appeals addresses penalty for attorney’s violation of Judiciary Law section 470

 

• CPLR 202’s “Borrowing Statute” takes another trip to the Court of Appeals and the importance it has for transactional lawyers

 

• Court of Appeals addresses CPLR 203(f)’s relation back doctrine when adding claim in amended pleading

 

• Court of Appeals returns to CPLR Article 78’s substantial evidence test once again

 

• US Supreme Court and Court of Appeals address arbitration agreements between employee and employer prohibiting class, collective, or representative claims

 

• CPLR 8501(a)’s requirement that nonresident plaintiff post security for costs ruled constitutional by Court of Appeals

 

• Courts continue to addresses disclosure of information on social media accounts, such as Facebook and Instagram

 

• Newly enacted CPLR 4540-a creates rebuttable presumption of authenticity for documents produced by a party in disclosure

 

• New CPLR 7515 prohibiting mandatory arbitration clauses “to resolve any allegation or claim of an unlawful discriminatory practice of sexual harassment”

 

• New categories of action and counties in which mandatory e-filing has been imposed and consensual e-filing allowed.

 

 

Faculty: Professor Patrick M. Connors, the Albert and Angela Farone Distinguished Professor of Law in New York Civil Practice at Albany Law School.

 

Location: SCBA Headquarters, 560 Wheeler Road, Hauppauge

 

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. Registration begins 5:30 p.m.

 

MCLE Credit: 3.0 Hours Professional Practice; Transitional & Non-Transitional