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Children in dependency and delinquency proceedings need counsel. They don’t always have one, and the results can be disastrous.
Lawyers used to be obligated to represent clients with zeal. Now they are not. Should the requirement be brought back?
Litigation budgets are shrinking. That means lawyers need to find ways to serve clients incurring unnecessary costs. Here are some ways to do it.
Our courts have created all sorts of tests. What should a lawyer do when a test has become obsolete and stands in the way of a client?
For those tired of the discovery game, pretrial agreements offer a way to resolve disputes before they even arise.
Many lament the end of partner and client loyalty, yet such loyalty may have never been any greater than it is now.
Many recognize the problem of bullying among youth, but there are better solutions than feeding bullies into the school-to-prison pipeline.
Navigating the complex, confusing rules applicable to foreign depositions and transborder discovery can be confusing, but litigators can minimize problems by following the steps described in this article.
The chief judge is looked to as the leader of the court, which means that colleagues and staff bring problems, both individual and systemic.
Lawyers beware. When attorney-client communications occur by email from home or work, the attorney-client privilege can easily be lost.
Much of what you have been taught about writing is wrong. A professor of rhetoric shares his insights.
The Supreme Court's decision in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., v. Dukes disappointed those on both sides who demanded a moralistic conclusion to what really was a far more mundane legal controversy.
All lawyers, even the best, make mistakes. How to best avoid them? Preparation and attention to detail--there’s no substitute.
An explanation of Rule 1.7 conflicts.