Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
John F. Hill
Tips for a jury trial preparation
Students for Fair Admissions is challenging Harvard's policy of holistic admissions—and might change the future of affirmative action.
Benjamin Slater III
What are the keys to success in the courtroom?
There are reasons to hire an expert with 30-plus years of experience, but don't underestimate the skills of a first timer.
Things to look for and things to avoid when choosing a medical expert for trial.
Lynn Kappelman and Dawn Solowey
While the trial team’s deep knowledge of the trial record is an important resource, if that team does not also have appellate experience, consider an appellate specialist to lead the next phase of the case.
Campbell D. Barrett and Judge Lynda B. Munro
Every trial has the potential for an appeal. The likelihood of an appeal is enhanced when the judge has picked a clear winner and loser after a family bench trial.
Morrison & Foerster
Jury trial won for the University of California Davis in—yes—a strawberry patent infringement case.
Fine, Kaplan and Black
Roberta Liebenberg discusses her first-of-its-kind empirical study.
The #MeToo movement has brought unprecedented attention to the problem of sexual assault and abuse. Litigating civil cases along these lines can be tricky, though. Here’s an overview.
Kenneth R. Berman
How better preparation strategies produce more potent testimony
The jury is out.
More lawsuits mean more opportunities for expert witnesses in all industries and specialties.
For success in any trial, jury selection and case framing are key.
Briol & Benson
While Scott Benson and Mark Briol are different from one another, they’ve used their passions to help form a trial firm full of extraordinary attorneys.
Michelle V. Rafter
Judge Shira A. Scheindlin means it when she says social media is “totally disrupting the court system.”
On April 19, 2017, after a two-week trial, a federal jury unanimously acquitted Revolutions Medical Corporation (RMCP) CEO Rondald Wheet on all three counts of securities fraud and false filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
In these post-conviction cases, we look for Constitutional violations that deprived the defendant of a fair trial and undermined confidence in the outcome.
Charles B. McFarland
You must know the best questions to ask an attorney you are considering for your condemnation case.
Arguedas, Cassman, Headley & Goldman
Cris Arguedas on defending the accused.