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Blog Posts by Brittany Kauffman

Former New York Chief Judge Lippman Recognized for Leadership, Impact

Brittany Kauffman
This week, former New York Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman, was presented with the first-ever Mary C. McQueen Award for Excellence and Leadership in Justice System Improvement as part of the annual joint conference of the Conference of Chief Justices and Conference of State Court Administrators. Throughout his career,...

The Civil Rules Advisory Committee: Beyond the 2015 Federal Rule Amendments

Brittany Kauffman
On December 1, 2015, the long awaited amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure went into effect, including changes focused on cooperation, active judicial case management, proportionality in discovery, and preservation/sanctions. Proving that work continues following this momentous effort, the Civil Rules...

One Step Closer to Creating the Just, Speedy, and Inexpensive Courts of Tomorrow

Brittany Kauffman
Last Thursday and Friday, February 25 and 26, IAALS hosted its Fourth Civil Justice Reform Summit , focused on creating the just, speedy, and inexpensive courts of tomorrow. The goal of the Summit was to bring together federal and state court judges, court administrators, attorneys on both sides of the “v”, academics...