The IADC amicus curiae program has been active in recent months. The following briefs were filed by the IADC since the last Defense Counsel Journal issue:
On February 15, 2019, the Texas Supreme Court issues its opinion in City of Dickinson v. Texas Windstorm. The Court ruled in Texas Windstorm's and the IADC's favor. To read the opinion, click here. To read the amicus brief the IADC filed in the case, click here.
On April 8, 2019, the Amicus Committee filed a brief for Monster Energy vs. Schechter, a case pending in front of the California Supreme Court involving the enforceability of a confidentiality clause in a settlement agreement against a lawyer that signed it when the agreement said the lawyer’s signature signified he was agreeing to “approved as to form and content.” To read the amicus brief the IADC filed in the case, click here.
For information on the IADC's amicus brief program and to view past briefs, please visit the Amicus Briefs page on the IADC website.