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Litigation Journal | Summer 2021: Crisis

Volume 47, Issue 4


Virtual Juries

Pamela S Gates

Historically, courts move at a pace that would frustrate even the most patient sloth, as we form committees, study options, and analyze unintended consequences.

Aug 19, 2021 18 min read


Respect for the Judiciary

James Arthur Reeder Jr

Judges may be strict constructionists or originalists or textualists or activists (in the traditional sense), but they are each deserving of our thanks and our respect for their undying devotion to t…

Aug 19, 2021 3 min read

Having It All

Kenneth P Nolan

Does the law, with its eternal hours, its demand for complete devotion and fidelity, make significant commitment to family impossible?

Aug 19, 2021 7 min read

"Of Counsel" Relationships

Michael P Downey

The best place to start when considering having a lawyer associate with a law firm is whether the lawyer will be treated as inside or outside the firm for ethics purposes.

Aug 19, 2021 3 min read


A Call for Some Punk in Our Advocacy

Scott Arnold

Following the lead of bands like the Ramones, stripped-down, cleaned-up litigating means shorter, more productive motions, hearings, and trials.

Aug 19, 2021 3 min read

Hidden Meanings

John G Froemming

Here are some common phrases uttered in deposition or in court, along with what might really be intended by their speaker.

Aug 19, 2021 4 min read