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.
Students for Fair Admissions is challenging Harvard's policy of holistic admissions—and might change the future of affirmative action.
Vincent D. Louwagie
Jury service is one of the most important civic duties a citizen is called upon to perform. Juries help protect our rights and liberties in a fundamental way; through the jury system members of the public decide civil and criminal disputes.
Benjamin Slater III
What are the keys to success in the courtroom?
It’s not just a matter of experience—often you need to look deeper than what's on the resume.
Fine, Kaplan and Black
Roberta Liebenberg discusses her first-of-its-kind empirical study.
Stephen Cullen and Kelly Powers
There are three ways to get divorced—two of them should be avoided if possible—accepting, of course, that there are some spouses who insist on litigation and a trial.
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.
Sean M. Cleary
Cases brought against the manufacturer of goods, following an injury caused by an inherent defect within the good, are not based on a theory of negligence, but on a theory of products liability.
For success in any trial, jury selection and case framing are key.
Tim Freudenberger and Nancy Lubrano
In May 2014, class action defense attorney Tim Freudenberger from Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP, obtained a very favorable decision from the California Supreme Court in Duran v. U.S. Bank Nat. Assn., 59 Cal. 4th 1 (2014).
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.
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.
Benjamin H. Whitley
None of these cases were class actions. In fact, they are known in the legal world as mass torts.
Ajamie attorney Courtney D. Scobie discusses her practice.
Arguedas, Cassman & Headley
Cris Arguedas on defending the accused.
Howard Yegendorf & Matthew Jeffery
What to do when you need to hire a lawyer in Canada.
Annesley H. DeGaris
Many lawyers who do not regularly handle mass tort cases can be frustrated by the multidistrict litigation (MDL) process.
Residential Security Deposits Provide Protection for a Landlord, but There can be Unexpected Pitfalls
Sander A. Rikleen
On tenant’s counterclaims, the court found that landlord had violated the security deposit statute by failing to provide tenant with a receipt acknowledging acceptance of the deposit, and failing to pay interest earned on the deposit over the multi-year tenancy.
Making A Murderer’s Dean Strang fights for the fair administration of criminal justice.
Gordon D. McAuley
Whether one is the plaintiff seeking to remedy an aggravation or a defendant looking to patch up the slights alleged against it, litigation is a highly charged, emotional wringer.
Charles B. McFarland
You must know the best questions to ask an attorney you are considering for your condemnation case.
Talking to the press doesn't have to hurt you. Follow these tips to get the most for your client.
Mike Androvett, Mark Annick, & Mary Flood
During a company crisis, you need to be forthcoming. But you also need to tailor your message to a range of different stakeholders.
Brian G. Grant
It is therefore imperative for lawyers practicing in the field to understand the principle areas of potential municipal liability and to understand both the limits of municipalities’ liability and the specialized statutory defenses available to municipalities.
Control the narrative and bring attention to your work and expertise with these publishing tips.
Jeff S. Korek
The dramatic difference between these two states in obtaining the opinion of a qualified medical expert has made it much more difficult for those injured in the state of New Jersey by medical negligence.