Tag Archives: Venue

Laurin and Huang comment on the changing landscape of determining venue

Check out page 9 of this week’s Indiana Lawyer for a guest column by Bose McKinney & Evans attorneys Sam Laurin and John Huang on the changing landscape of determining venue. The text of the article is below. The Changing … Continue reading

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Happy JVCA Day!

As we previously wrote about here and here, the Juridiction Venue and Clarification Act of 2011 goes into effect today.  Also on this day in history: Joan of Arc was born, Samuel Morse demo-ed the telegraph, New Mexico became a … Continue reading

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Update: President Signs JVCA

On December 7, 2011, President Obama signed the Jurisidiction and Venue Clarification Act of 2011.  The JVCA takes effect 30 days after signing, so a new era of federal court practice begins on January 6, 2012. See our previous report … Continue reading

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Major Changes Are Coming to Federal Venue and Removal Practice

Throw away those dusty Civ Pro outlines!  Thanks to the Jurisdiction and Venue Clarification Act of 2011–which passed the Senate on November 30 and which the President is expected to sign–major changes to federal court practice are coming: The “rule … Continue reading

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