Civil Justice Task Force Meeting


Task Force on Civil Justice
Tentative Meeting Agenda

2016 Annual Meeting | Indianapolis, Indiana
Friday, July 29, 2016
2:30 – 5:30 PM

2:30 PM           Call to Order

Welcome and Introductions

Approval of Minutes from Spring Task Force Summit

2:40 PM           Model Policy Discussion: Model Andy’s Law: Civil Remedy for Terrorism or Aiding Others in Terrorism

3:00 PM           Model Policy Up for Sunset

3:10 PM           State Legal Reform Activity Update

3:20 PM           Introducing the ALEC Center to Protect Free Speech

3:30 PM           Lawsuits in the Age of Big Data: Bringing Discovery Reform to the States

3:55 PM           Third Party Investment in Litigation: From Hedge Fund-Sponsored Class Actions to Billionaire-Bankrolled Lawsuits against Gawker

4:10 PM           Law Professor Series Presentation: A Closer Look at Class Actions and Recent Developments

4:25 PM           The Workers’ Compensation Option: Facts, Misconceptions and Possibilities

4:55 PM           Sports Industry Liability: Helmets, Concussions and Medical Duties

5:15 PM           Vote: Amendment to the Statement of Principles on Workers’ Compensation Reform

5:25 PM           For the Good of the Order

5:30 PM           Adjournment