Month: January 2010

A brief history of the origins of the Statute of Limitations

(NOTE: This article was completely re-revised on 1 February 2010, all original content was changed). Summary The retention - and eventual disposal - of records is a common business practice, despite occasional concerns about what gets destroyed. ¬†Justice Scalia, in Arthur Andersen LLP v¬†United States (No. 04-368, 2004) said as much about the destruction of … Continue reading A brief history of the origins of the Statute of Limitations