Archive: December 27, 2016

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Scott v. United States Postal Services, No. 15-712-BAJ-EWD (M.D. La. Dec. 27, 2016).
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Pennsylvania Public School Employees Retirement System v. Bank of America (District Court of Southern District of New York, 2016)

Scott v. United States Postal Services, No. 15-712-BAJ-EWD (M.D. La. Dec. 27, 2016).

Key Insight: Defendants request for social media posts was too broad and needed to be even more specifically directed to claims in case.

Nature of Case: personal injury

Electronic Data Involved: Social Media Posts

Keywords: social media; scope

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Pennsylvania Public School Employees Retirement System v. Bank of America (District Court of Southern District of New York, 2016)

Key Insight: whether billing temporary contract attorneys at the firm’s standard rates is excessive to award attorney fees

Nature of Case: Securities action

Electronic Data Involved: n/a

Keywords: attorney fees, lodestar, temporary associates

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