Task Force on Civil Justice


Task Force on Civil Justice
Tentative Meeting Agenda
2017 States and Nation Policy Summit | Nashville, TN
Thursday, December 7, 2017
2:30 – 5:30 PM

2:30 PM Call to Order
Welcome and Introductions
Approval of Minutes from Annual Meeting

2:45 PM Civil Justice Task Force Update
Sunset Review Considerations:
Jury Patriotism Act; Landowners’ Liability Act; Limits on Multiple Punitive Damages Resolution; Litigation Accountability Act; Prejudgment and Post-Judgment Interest Act; Rational Use of a Product Act; Legal Consumer’s Bill of Rights

3:05 PM State Lawsuit Reform Update

3:15 PM Presentation: Considering the Unintended Consequences of Federal Deregulation
Vote: Resolution Opposing Regulation through Litigation

3:40 PM Civil Litigation and the Opioid Crisis

3:55 PM Law Professor Presentation Series

4:10 PM A Deeper Look at Workers’ Compensation Fraud

4:25 PM Model Policy Update and Vote: The Class Actions Improvements Act

4:40 PM Liability Considerations in the Music Recording Industry

4:55 PM State vs. Federal Authority in the Overlitigation of Disability Regulations

5:10 PM Threats to Commercial Speech in the Volunteer State

5:25 PM For the Good of the Order

5:30 PM Adjournment