21st Century Civil Justice System: Measuring innovation
Brief of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America as Amicus Curiae in Support of Joint Petition for Writ of Mandamus. Flexible Products Co., et al, v. Micon, Inc. CV-01-1194, CV-01-1341, CV-02-1518.
Complex Civil Litigation Program Fact Sheet (July 2005)
Complex Litigation Centers exist in the Superior Courts of Alameda, Contra Costa (e-filing for designated complex litigation cases), Orange, San Francisco (Complex Civil Litigation and Asbestos), and Santa Clara.
The San Diego Superior Court has a Latex Glove JCCP site "intended to facilitate communication between the court and counsel on the variety of matters relating to the coordination and processing of latex glove cases filed in California." Various sections of the site are devoted to case list, calendars, minutes/orders, case management plan, liaison counsel, and the discovery referee.
Complex litigation docket for civil cases with multiple litigants and/or legally challenging issues or multi-million dollar claims for damages currently available in Middletown (Middlesex JD), Waterbury, New Britain, Stamford and Rockville (Tolland JD). Cases accepted are assigned to an individual judge, who presides over all aspects of the case. Site includes notice to attorneys and application for case referral-complex litigation docket.
Several counties are served by the Business Litigation Session of the Superior Court. See Administrative Directive No. 03-1, making the sessions permanent and expanding venue.
A civil action involving such claim may be tried by a judge pro tem or special master who is a member of the state bar, agreed upon in writing by parties, appointed by the supreme court as an asbestos claims judge, and sworn to try the cause.
See Mont. Code Ann. 3-20-101 et seq.
New York Supreme Court Commercial Division.
New York also utilizes a
Litigation Coordinating Panel for matters pending in more than one judicial district.
North Carolina Business Court
, contact information, opinions,
pro hac vice rules
, and section on synthetic stucco class action (see above).