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On September 19, 2012, the Third District Court of Appeals decided that a first party plaintiff could not prosecute a claim against a third party defendant in Brady v. P3 Group (LLC) and Hypower, Inc....more
TRUTH AND THE CLIENT'S INTEREST - A U.S. PERSPECTIVE
Do lawyers - particularly defense lawyers - sacrifice truth to their client's interests?
Professor Ochieng'-Odhiambo argues that truth and the interests of the...more
The following is a true account of an actual call made by a prospective client (as always, names and details are omitted in order to protect the identity and confidentiality of the caller!):
A lady called in order to ask...more
As I stated in Parts 1 and 2 of this series, these posts are based on the day-long conference entitled Social Networking: Friends or Foes? (now on MP3) hosted by the Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic, the...more
In 1977, county attorney David Richter and assistant county attorney Joseph Hrvol worked side by side with police to investigate and "solve" the notorious murder of a former police officer in Pottawattamie County, Iowa. The...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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