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2nd Johnson & Johnson Talc Trial Begins In New Jersey While Jury Deliberations Continue in California Case

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$18 Million Jury Verdict for Late Diagnosis and Treatment of Infection to Spine

Joan Simmons, 58, was experiencing acute back pain. She went to the emergency room at St. Joseph’s/Candler Hospital. She was treated and released. Her back pain continued. Eight days after the back pain started, she returned to the hospital complaining … Continue reading

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Marijuana, mandatory minimums and jury nullification, oh my: split Ninth Circuit affirms panel federal convictions, though remands to address DOJ spending rider

A big, long and split decision by a panel of the Ninth Circuit yesterday in US v. Lynch, No. 10-50219 (9th Cir, Sept. 13, 2018) (available here), prompted the weak "Wizard of Oz" reference in the title of this post. … Continue reading

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Grand jury report finds significant church sex abuse

Sexual abuse is something no victim should ever have to suffer. According to a recent grand jury report, internal documents from Catholic dioceses throughout Pennsylvania reveal that greater than 300 "predator priests" are credibly accused of abusing greater than 1,000 … Continue reading

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[Jonathan H. Adler] Grand Jury to Investigate Kris Kobach

Another bad legal development for the Kansas Secretary of State and Gubernatorial hopeful.In June, a federal judge sanctioned Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach for "a pattern and practice . . . of flaunting disclosure and discovery rules" in litigation … Continue reading

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