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Considering the Golden Rule of Defense-Initiated Victim Outreach (DIVO) for Non-Capital Criminal Defense

Considering the Golden Rule of Defense-Initiated Victim Outreach (DIVO) for Non-Capital Criminal Defense

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Breaking Down Criminal Conviction in Canada


by Mass Tsang

Statistics Canada’s annual breakdown of adult criminal court data provides an eye-opening review of how the country’s court system resolves its hundreds of thousands of cases annually.

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Fighting Government Overreach


by John Fields

Criminal defense lawyer Dan Cogdell reflects on the Waco siege trial—a pivotal moment in his career now being revisited in a new Showtime miniseries.

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The Role of a Criminal Defense Investigator


by Best Lawyers

The role of a criminal defense investigator in a case is often overshadowed by the more prominent figures in the legal field. Let's look more closely.

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The Impact of Plea Bargains in Criminal Cases in the U.S.


by Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers highlights why plea bargains have risen to such prevalence, quickly becoming an essential part of the criminal justice system in the U.S.

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8 Different Types of Criminal Defenses in Law


by Best Lawyers

Learn about the different types of criminal defenses available in law, including innocence, self-defense, insanity and more. Protect your rights today.

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Patrick A. Mullin, Esq. - Annual Report


by Patrick A. Mullin, Esq.

Veteran federal criminal defense attorney Patrick A. Mullin, Esq. provides an annual report of his victories in high-stakes criminal and tax matters.

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Southern California “Lawyer of the Year”


by Best Lawyers

Thomas A. Mesereau, Jr. is honored as 2022 "Lawyer of the Year" in Criminal Defense: General Practice in Los Angeles.

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A Trial Icon Joins a Legal Powerhouse


by John Fields

Dan Cogdell on moving his renowned criminal defense practice to Jones Walker LLP.

A Trial Icon Joins a Legal Powerhouse

Restore the Vote


by Janice Zhou

Voting rights for felons is shifting. Florida allows ex-felons to register to vote after they have completed their entire sentence, including incarceration, probation, and parole.

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Howard Bruce Klein - Philadelphia 2020 Lawyer of the Year


by Best Lawyers

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The Company They Keep


by Best Lawyers

Thomas Richter discusses the idea of corporate criminal liability.

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Understanding the Affirmative Defense of Duress in Arizona


by Craig Orent

How states determine the use of this specific criminal defense.

Affirmative Defense of Duress in Arizona

Tama Beth Kudman - West Palm Beach 2020 Lawyer of the Year


by Best Lawyers

Criminal Defense – White Collar West Palm Beach, FL

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by Best Lawyers

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Does Gender Play a Role in Selecting Expert Witnesses?


by Kristin Hackler

The jury is out.

The Question of Gender Bias

The Defense (Never) Rests


by Johanna Marmon

Dan Cogdell is a very busy man, but he’s just not the kind of lawyer who doesn’t return phone calls.

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How Palworld Is Testing the Limits of Nintendo’s Legal Power


by Gregory Sirico

Many are calling the new game Palworld “Pokémon GO with guns,” noting the games striking similarities. Experts speculate how Nintendo could take legal action.

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Announcing the 2023 The Best Lawyers in America Honorees


by Best Lawyers

Only the top 5.3% of all practicing lawyers in the U.S. were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 29th edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.

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The U.S. Best Lawyers Voting Season Is Open


by Best Lawyers

The voting season for the 31st edition of The Best Lawyers in America® and the 5th edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America is officially underway, and we are offering some helpful advice to this year’s voters.

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Announcing the 2022 Best Lawyers® in the United States


by Best Lawyers

The results include an elite field of top lawyers listed in the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® and in the 2nd Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America for 2022.

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2021 Best Lawyers: The Global Issue


by Best Lawyers

The 2021 Global Issue features top legal talent from the most recent editions of Best Lawyers and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch worldwide.

2021 Best Lawyers: The Global Issue

How To Find A Pro Bono Lawyer


by Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers dives into the vital role pro bono lawyers play in ensuring access to justice for all and the transformative impact they have on communities.

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What the Courts Say About Recording in the Classroom


by Christina Henagen Peer and Peter Zawadski

Students and parents are increasingly asking to use audio devices to record what's being said in the classroom. But is it legal? A recent ruling offer gives the answer to a question confusing parents and administrators alike.

Is It Legal for Students to Record Teachers?

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America for 2023


by Best Lawyers

The third edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™ highlights the legal talent of lawyers who have been in practice less than 10 years.

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The Best Lawyers in Australia™ 2024 Launch


by Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers is excited to announce The Best Lawyers in Australia™ for 2023, including the top lawyers and law firms from Australia.

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The Upcycle Conundrum


by Karen Kreider Gaunt

Laudable or litigious? What you need to know about potential copyright and trademark infringement when repurposing products.

Repurposed Products and Copyright Infringemen

Inflation Escalation


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Inflation and rising costs are at the forefront of everyone’s mind as we enter 2023. The current volatile market makes it more important than ever to understand the rent escalation clauses in current and future commercial lease agreements.

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Wage and Overtime Laws for Truck Drivers


by Greg Mansell

For truck drivers nationwide, underpayment and overtime violations are just the beginning of a long list of problems. Below we explore the wages you are entitled to but may not be receiving.

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A Celebration of Excellence: The Best Lawyers in Canada 2024 Awards


by Best Lawyers

As we embark on the 18th edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada™, we are excited to highlight excellence and top legal talent across the country.

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Announcing The Best Lawyers in South Africa™ 2024


by Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers is excited to announce the landmark 15th edition of The Best Lawyers in South Africa™ for 2024, including the exclusive "Law Firm of the Year" awards.

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Best Lawyers Voting Is Now Open


by Best Lawyers

Voting has begun in several countries across the globe, including the United States, the United Kingdom and Europe. Below we offer dates, details and answers to voting-related questions to assist with the voting process.

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Unwrapping Shrinkflation


by Justin Smulison

Through the lens of the United States, we take a closer look at the global implication of companies downsizing products while maintaining and often raising prices.

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