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Trial News

Available only to AAJ members, Trial News is the online supplement to TRIAL. This award-winning e-newsletter includes stories on court rulings and emerging litigations from around the country; recent verdicts and settlements; and a new special coverage section featuring time-sensitive legal developments.

In Memoriam
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Friend, Mentor, & Icon

By Roxanne Barton Conlin
AAJ past president and long-time member Roxanne Barton Conlin reflects on the legacy of her friend and mentor, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “Every person in this country has been protected by Ruth’s work, and she deserves our eternal gratitude,” said Conlin.

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State negligence claim against freight broker not preempted in crash case, says 9th Cir.

By Maureen Leddy
The Ninth Circuit has allowed a man who was seriously injured after colliding with a semi-tractor-trailer to bring a state negligence claim against the freight broker who hired the truck’s driver, reversing a district court’s ruling. The court held 2-1 that while the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act preempts state laws “related to” a freight broker’s services, the man’s claim falls under the state safety law exception to FAAAA preemption.

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