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Aspects That Define an Impressive Criminal Defense Lawyer

A lot of people think that the most effective criminal lawyer is a person who is hostile and constantly attempts to apply pressure in their arguments. The reason as to why many people feel that is due to the various … Continue reading

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Kiwi Surprise: D&O Insurance Defense Cost Protection Unavailable When Prospective Claims Exceed Policy Limits

One of the primary purposes for which policyholders purchase D&O insurance is to provide directors and officers with defense cost protection in the event claims are made against them. However, a September 15, 2011 decision by a justice of the … Continue reading

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Fabricant on Criminal Defense Clinics

M. Chris Fabricant (Pace University – School of Law) has posted Rethinking Criminal Defense Clinics on SSRN. Here is the abstract: On a late November night in the vestibule of a South Bronx high-rise, Dwayne was confronted by three police… … Continue reading

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Reno Air Race Lawsuits and the Assumption of Risk Defense

There are obvious dangers inherent in events such as the Reno Air Races. The victims of the disaster were undoubtedly aware of those dangers and attended the event anyway. Does that mean they should not be able to file lawsuits … Continue reading

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Natural Resources Defense Council v. U.S. EPA

Sep 16: In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, Case No. 08-3771. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. (NRDC) sought review of an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) order overruling NRDC's objections to, inter alia, EPA's risk assessments for the pesticide … Continue reading

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