Craig Liljestrand CDLB Column: Reopening Judgment is at Discretion of Court under FRCP 59(e)
Hinshaw partner Craig Liljestrand has published his latest Chicago Daily Law Bulletin column titled "Court clarifies plaintiff's ability to reopen a judgment after the fact." The article examines a federal court's clarification in Willie Everett, et al. vs. Aurora Pump Co., et al., No. 4:17CV230 (E.D. Mo., Jan. 11, 2018) regarding the scope of Rule 59(e) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure when it comes to altering a judgment. Liljestrand analyzes Rule 59(e) and Everett's reliance on the U.S. Supreme Court's 2017 decision in Bristol-Myers.
Read "Court clarifies plaintiff's ability to reopen a judgment after the fact," on the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin website (subscription required)