Overall reversal rates for the years 2000-2009 in wills and estates law, environmental law and election law were 100%.  The reversal rate for government and administrative law cases was 74.19%.  The rate for employment law cases was 73.68%.  The rate for domestic relations and arbitration law was 71.43%.  Working our way down the line, the

This time, we’re concluding our examination of the reversal rates of the Courts of Appeal in civil cases during the 1990s.  Overall, reversal rates were 100% with respect to property law, contract law and arbitration.  Government and administrative law and domestic relations decisions were reversed 83.33% of the time.  The reversal rate for insurance was

This time, we’re reviewing reversal rates during the 1990s for the seven then-active divisions of the Second District (Division Eight wasn’t created until later).

Overall, 100% of decisions were reversed in environmental law, contract law and secured transactions.  The reversal rate in government and administrative law was 90.91%.  Tort law saw an overall reversal rate

Reprinted with permission from the October 2017 issue of ALI CLE’s The Practical Lawyer.

On Lex Machina’s platform, counsel can use the “motion kickstarter” to survey recent motions before the assigned trial judge. The “motion chain” links together the briefing and the eventual order for each motion, so counsel can identify the arguments which