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To Oxford comma or not to Oxford comma isn’t the question Hamlet asked as he contemplated life or death, but maybe he should have. The lack of an Oxford comma in a Maine law has come at an exorbitant price for Oakhurst Dairy: approximately $10 million.

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Explore the digital edition to find out which lawyers were included in The Best Lawyers in America 2017©. Best Lawyers’ regional magazines publicly recognize those lawyers named by their peers as top in their field and highlight notable...

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