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Bill enacts civil remedy to fight against stalking

Bill would give Stalking Victims a Civil Cause of Action

Can I sue a stalker in civil court for damages?

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former lawyer sues superceding lawyer for tortious interference

Lawyer whose Client Bolts Can’t Sue Lawyer for Tortious Interference

You answer your telephone, and the voice on the other end is an attorney advising he is now representing your client. He/she really tried to talk the client into continuing with you; but lacked the powers of persuasion to convince the client to return…And I have a bridge to sell you.

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The 10 commandments of cross-examination

The 10 Commandments of Cross-Examination

“The fine art of cross-examination is a skill that every single, solitary, trial lawyer must possess to be successful. But, where does a lawyer begin to learn this critical skill?”

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aggravation of prior injuries

The Burden of Proof in Aggravation of Preexisting Injury Cases

“I find preexisting injuries difficult to apportion, and a real ‘crap shoot’ for juries. When a new client sits down in my office, and explains she was the victim of prior and subsequent accidents, I know my Mother was right; I should have been an architect. Here is some valuable information about how to sort out all the injuries…”

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Lost Cause

CONTINUING WITH CLAIM IN VAIN DRAWS SANCTION, NO SYMPATHY, ON APPEAL

“Counsel knew the claim had no, and was not likely to have, legal or evidential support whatsoever, yet he continued to prosecute it,” the Appellate Division said, remanding for…

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police officer must be qualified as expert

SUPREME COURT PLACES STRICTURES ON POLICE OFFERING LAY OPINIONS AT TRIAL

“The New Jersey Supreme Court on Thursday handed a victory to criminal defense lawyers, holding that a police officer not qualified as an expert can’t proffer lay opinion because…”

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Lawyer sanctioned for abusive tactics

SANCTION UPHELD FOR ‘ABUSIVE’ AND ‘OBTRUCTIONIST’ DISCOVERY CONDUCT

“A federal appeals court has affirmed an $18,386 sanction against a law firm for an associate’s repeated interjections during the deposition of her expert witness, conduct the court called “abusive, unprofessional, and obstructionist. The fees were assessed against…”

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