Task Force on Civil Justice

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Task Force on Civil Justice

Tentative Meeting Agenda

2018 States and Nation Policy Summit| Washington, DC

Thursday, November 29, 2018

2:30 – 5:30 PM

2:30 PM          Call to Order

Welcome and Introductions

Approval of Minutes from Annual Meeting

2:40 PM          Civil Justice Task Force and Subcommittee Update

 Sunset Review:           Amendments to the Whistleblower Immunity Act, Quality Education and Teacher and Principle Protection Act, Regulatory Class Action Reform Act, Regulatory Compliance Congruity with Liability Act, Reliability in Expert Testimony Standards Act, Resolution on Animal Liability and Guardianship, Resolution on Protective Orders, Resolution Opposing Unfair Federal Consent Decrees

3:00 PM          PANEL: Trends in Nuisance Lawsuits: Exploring Concerns and Solutions

3:20 PM          DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL VOTE: Model Resolution in Opposition to Legislation Regulating Online Advocacy

3:40 PM          PRESENTATION: American Law Institute Projects Update: Consumer Contracts, Data Privacy and Liability Insurance

3:50 PM          PRESENTATION: Systemic Threats to Arbitration: Why Legislatures Should Safeguard This Helpful Consumer Tool

4:00 PM          DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL VOTE:

SUNSET REVIEW OF AND AMENDMENTS TO EXISTING MODEL: Statement of Principles on Philanthropic Freedom

4:20 PM          DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL VOTES:
REQUEST TO OVERTURN EXISTING MODEL: Promoting ‘Merit’ in Merit Selection Act
NEW MODEL POLICY: Resolution in Opposition to Commission-Based Judicial Selection

4:40 PM          PANEL: New Developments in Commercial Free Speech

5:00 PM          DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL VOTE: Statement of Principles on Commercial Speech

5:15 PM          DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL VOTE: Resolution Protecting Online Platforms and Services

5:25 PM          For the Good of the Order

5:30 PM         
Adjournment