A Federal Litigation Debate: How Will Iqbal v. Ashcroft Impact Federal Court Practice?

Lexington Lawyers Chapter


Tom Miller, Scott Bauries, Scott McIntyre

Start : Tuesday, January 26, 2010 4:00 PM

End   : Tuesday, January 26, 2010 5:00 PM

Location:
U.S. District Courthouse
101 Barr Street
Courtroom A
Lexington, Ky.


Speakers:

  • Tom Miller, Miller, Griffin & Marks, P.S.C.
  • Scott McIntyre, Baker Hostetler
  • Scott Bauries, Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky College of Law (Moderator)

The goal of this friendly debate is to address the jurisprudential implications of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent Iqbal v. Ashcroft decision interpreting FRCP 8's provisions in a fashion so as to strengthen the 12(b)(6) dismissal powers of the federal judges at the pleading stages of federal lawsuits, along with bringing to light the practical lawyer implications of the decision

Registration details:

A reception with the Federal Court Judges will immediately follow in the Great Hall. This program has received
1.0 CLE credits from the Kentucky Bar Association.

Co-Sponsored by: Fayette County Bar Association, Federal Practice Committee
American Constitution Society, Kentucky Lawyer Chapter
Federalist Society, Central Kentucky Lawyer Chapter
Federal Bar Association, Kentucky Chapter

Cost $15.00.  Visit here for more information: http://fcba.com/documents/January2010Flyer.pdf.