Litigation

A recent Tenth Circuit case provides some good appellate practice pointers for federal court, particularly around procedural quirks in giving the court jurisdiction over your appeal.

Several recent developments call into question the acceptability of certain scientific theories and research on sexual abuse.

The Colorado Supreme Court has ruled that the 2015 amendments to C.R.C.P. 26 do not require automatic exclusion of expert testimony when the underlying expert report fails to meet Rule 26 requirements.

In a newly published decision, the Tenth Circuit provides guidance on exclusionary sanctions when a party fails to supplement its initial damages disclosures.

Can a court sua sponte grant summary judgment on a theory not raised by a party? In Oldham v. O.K. Farms, the Tenth Circuit provides guidance on Fed. R. Civ. P. 56(f)(2).

Can posting allegations of child sexual abuse on social media lead to a successful defamation lawsuit by the accused? A recent case from Texas answers yes.

What can a small business do if someone breaches a contract? Learn more about the basics of breach-of-contract remedies in this post.

In Ravenstar v. One Ski Hill Place, the Colorado Supreme Court explores certain liquidated damages contract clauses. Learn what liquidated damages are and whether they are valid. 

What does it mean for someone to be under a “legal disability” for tolling Colorado’s statute of limitations? A recent case from the Colorado Court of Appeals explains.

A multi-chapter resource about what you should do if your opponent files a frivolous appeal: Part One of this series outlines how to spot a frivolous appeal and discusses how the Court is likely to respond to it. Part Two discusses how to avoid filing a frivolous appeal and how to respond if you are on the other side of one.