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  • Blog: Appellate InsightSanctions for Partially Frivolous Appeals in CaliforniaPosted on November 2, 2020 by Patrick Burns
    Sometimes in an appeal, the appellant takes a “kitchen sink” approach to briefing by advancing a number of baseless claims. Appellant has the burden of showing the lower court erred and may believe if it hurls enough contentions, maybe one will stick. Even though some of appellant’s arguments may have merit, that type of shotgun […] The post Sanctions for Partially Frivolous Appeals in California first appeared on Appellate Insight.
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  • Blog: MisbrandedSay Cheese! Seventh Circuit to Weigh In on Reasonable Consumer Standard in Grated Parmesan CasePosted on October 5, 2020 by Julie A. Simeone, Jane Metcalf
    On September 17, the Seventh Circuit heard argument in Ann Bell v. Albertson Companies Inc.  The case hinges on whether a reasonable consumer would understand the phrase “100% Grated Parmesan cheese” on a Parmesan cheese canister to mean that the canister contains literally nothing but cheese.[1]  The plaintiffs argued that they believed just that, when [...]
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  • Blog: Arbritration in Hungary BlogLiability of arbitration institutions: the Hungarian Supreme Court’s new approachPosted on March 16, 2016 by Miklos Boronkay
    In one of its recent cases the Hungarian Supreme Court had to decide whether or not an arbitration institution is liable for the allegedly unlawful content of an arbitral award. The Supreme Court approached the question of liability in a new way – compared to its previous judgement in a similar case – because it […]
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