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In a unanimous en banc decision, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania held on November 12 in In re Estate of William O. Smaling, No. 3353 EDA 2011, that filing exceptions to a Pennsylvania Orphans’ Court order is not necessary...more
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently held in Bowling v. Office of Open Records, No. 20 MAP 2011, 2013 WL 4436219, at *1 (Pa. Aug. 20, 2013), that courts reviewing pending cases under the state’s Right-to-Know Law (“RTKL”)...more
The verdict is in. AEG Live is not liable in the Michael Jackson wrongful death suit. An appeal is a foregone conclusion. But will an appeal be a "Thriller?"
The standards of review tend to reduce the possibility...more
Section 683(1) of the Criminal Code allows an appellate court to receive evidence on appeal “where it considers it in the interests of justice”. It is well-established that it is frequently not “in the interests of justice”...more
Jury trials are supposed to be a forum within which the parties, represented by competent, professional and zealous counsel, present their positions in a coherent, thoughtful and respectful manner to their fact-finding peers....more
Doctors, they say, bury their mistakes. If this were a blog about medical malpractice law, we might be inclined to add: Not if we have anything to say about it. But we will leave that to all the personal injury attorneys out...more
In Demida Miami Gardens, LLC v. Master Excavators, Inc., the appellants, Demida Miami Gardens, LLC and David Paul appealed a final judgment in the amount of $933,617.43 which was a result of an action to enforce a personal...more
Feb. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Catherine Amirfar, litigation partner at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, talks about recently obtaining a landmark victory on behalf of her client, Edgar Morales, in the first ever case of a gang member tried...more
On February 14, 2013, in, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Reyna, Bryson, Wallach*) reversed-in-part and affirmed-in-part the district court's judgment following a bench trial that Watson did not infringe...more
California courts have generally granted qualified experts wide latitude in permitting their opinion testimony to be heard by a jury. In the recent case of Sargon Enterprises, Inc. v University of Southern California (2012)...more
Matt Kaiser, a Washington DC federal criminal defense attorney at The Kaiser Law Firm PLLC (http://www.tklf.com), discusses what you have to show to overturn a guilty verdict on appeal in a federal criminal case.
Matt Kaiser, a Washington DC federal criminal defense attorney at The Kaiser Law Firm PLLC (http://www.tklf.com), discusses what issues people normally raise in a federal criminal appeal.
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Until recently, California trial courts were not required to perform the rigorous expert testimony gatekeeping responsibility adopted by federal courts and a majority of state courts. As a practical matter, California’s...more
Five partners at Ernst & Young - Robert Coplan, Martin Nissenbaum, Richard Shapiro, and Brian Vaughn, and Charles Bolton - were charged with a number of tax crimes in federal court in New York, specifically tax evasion,...more
In Rogers v. Unifund CCR Partners, the court of appeals held that the evidence of standing and breach of contract was sufficient and supported a judgment for a company based on an amount due under a credit card agreement.No....more