To try a case effectively, you need to have a theory of the case, and you need to develop themes to help persuade the jury. Although they are both important, they are not the same thing, and both need to ...Read More »
Too often, family lawyers and business litigators consider forensic accountants an unaffordable luxury when it comes to advancing their cases. The misperception is penny-wise and pound-foolish. Whether tracing funds, uncovering hidden assets or educating the parties on damages, hiring well-trained ...Read More »
Looking for a few shortcuts in programs you use all the time? You’re not alone. From desktop-support staff to in-trial technology-support specialists, lawyers are turning more and more to their counterparts in the IT department for guidance on everything from ...
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If you are a new associate at a medium or large law firm, it is not uncommon to sacrifice time with your friends and family in favor of working with multiple superiors for extended hours into the evening or even ...Read More »
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has put police officers on notice when it comes to using Taser stun guns as a compliance tool on a resisting subject. Unless officers can demonstrate that the subject poses an “immediate danger,” ...Read More »
A pair of police officers might have lacked reasonable suspicion to stop behind a parked pickup and activate the lights on their cruiser. But the gun that the driver tossed during the encounter was abandoned and could come into evidence, ...Read More »