CPLR Update

Connors.2010.colorProfessor Patrick Connors, Albany Law School

Friday, June 5 | 9:00 am to Noon | MCLE 2.5 Professional Practice + 0.5 Ethics | CNY Philanthropy Center | 431 East Fayette St. | Syracuse NY 13202

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Topics to be included: Amendments concerning certification of business records by nonparties, affirmations by persons outside the United States | can a court consider affidavits on a CPLR 3211(a)(7) motion to dismiss for failure to state a cause of action? | new rules regarding default judgments in Consumer Credit Transactions | new rule on redaction of confidential personal information | recent Court of Appeals decision addressing amendment of pleading | issues arising with electronic filing and changes in Court Rules | Legislature weighs in on whether a lawyer representing a nonparty at a deposition is a “potted plant” | Court of Appeals weighs in again on protections of “Grave Injury” statute | new rules and monetary thresholds in the Commercial Division | Second Department clarifies law relating to conformity of out-of-state affidavits as required by CPLR 2309(c) | the continuing saga surrounding CPLR 205(a)’s six month extension for actions dismissed for “neglect to prosecute” | use of CPLR 3119, Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act, to obtain disclosure outside the State | effect of making extensive changes to deposition transcripts | what effect does a client’s failure to pursue an appeal in an underlying action have on his or her ability to maintain a legal malpractice lawsuit? | Court of Appeals addresses “separate entity” rule and whether judgment creditor can order New York garnishee bank to restrain a judgment debtor’s assets held in foreign branches of the bank | issues pertaining to expert disclosure | courts continue to set short time frames for making motions for summary judgment in all sorts of places, and the caselaw resulting from it | Court of Appeals strikes defendants’ answers and imposes default judgment on defendants where clear and convincing evidence demonstrates they committed fraud on court and much more.

Under NYS rules this CLE has been APPROVED for both Newly Admitted and Experienced Attorneys

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