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Bill on Bankruptcy: ResCap Report, a Bargain at $83 Million [Video]

April 10 (Bloomberg Law) -- Why the Residential Capital LLC examiner's report will cost almost $83 million is the first item on the new Bloomberg bankruptcy video with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia and Bloomberg News bankruptcy...more

How NOT To Plead In A Civil RICO Complaint

On October 12, 2012, two affiliated companies that operate nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Connecticut jointly filed a RICO lawsuit against two local union affiliates in U.S. District Court in New Jersey. They...more

The Mexican Anti-money Laundering Law

On October 17, 2012, Mexico's Ministry of Finance published the Federal Law for the Prevention and Identification of Transactions from Illegal Funds (Ley Federal para la Prevención e Identificación de...more

Criminal Court System

The following contains some pertinent information that might be of help to you as you become involved in the criminal justice system as a victim or witness. Apprehension and Arrest of the Accused There are three basic...more

Criminal Arrest Defense

CRIMINAL & MUNICIPAL COURT DEFENSE Thank you for contacting Kenneth Vercammen & Associates, PC for representation in a Criminal or Municipal Court matter. Representation/ What We will do for you. We will review and research...more

Criminal Appeals

Contempt of Court in New Jersey The judge must follow the following Rules and Statutes before fining someone for contempt of court: Rule 1:10-1. Summary Contempt in Presence of Court A judge conducting a judicial...more

Protecting Your Rights After a DWI/DUI in Louisiana

Attorney Seth Bloom explains how to handle the events surrounding an arrest for DUI or DWI in the State of Louisiana....more

Pleading Template: Sacramento California

"Where do I get pleading paper?" is one of the most common questions our self-represented litigants ask us. This is an MSWord template for pleadings and other papers for use in the state courts of California. It is currently...more

In Defense of the Expert Witness

The U.S.'s partisan/adversarial expert witness system came under critique from several quarters in 2008. This brief article argues that conflicting expert opinions may be a sign of the health of the system, not of disease....more

Proposed Expert Witness Code of Ethics

Legal journalist Robert Ambrogi proposes a Code of Ethics to guide the conduct of expert witnesses. This article is a companion piece to his article "Proposed: A Lawyer's Code of Expert Ethics," which proposed a code of...more

Top 10 Expert Witness Cases of 2008

Legal blogger Robert Ambrogi weighs in with our picks of the 10 most important expert witness cases of 2008. ...more

How to use research on religious affiliation at trial

This article reviews the social sciences research on religion and discusses how attorneys can use this information in voir dire and case presentation. Three experienced ASTC-member trial consultants weigh in and the authors...more

Helping Witnesses Remember More

Basic psychological research shows that you can help your eye witnesses to remember more using a simple strategy: have them close their eyes! Read about how this works and see experienced ASTC-member trial consultants...more

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