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Litigation Journal | Spring 2022: Embracing Change

Volume 48, Issue 3


Incentivizing Whistleblowers

John R Phillips and Erika Kelton

The False Claims Act has become the government’s main weapon for fighting fraud—about 80 percent of all government fraud recoveries since 2017 are attributable to qui tam cases brought by whistleblow…

Apr 14, 2022 13 min read

Citizen Lawyers (Retired)

D Alan Rudlin

With their training and leadership skills, retired lawyers can contribute much to society. By identifying a societal problem and taking action to help deal with it, you will have gratifying experienc…

Apr 14, 2022 10 min read


Our Changing Profession

Beth L Kaufman

Our profession is undergoing a sea change in how we practice, and it's being driven by more than just the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 14, 2022 3 min read

Truth and Common Sense

Kenneth R Berman

What can be done to stop jurors from drawing polar opposite conclusions on the exact same evidence and get them to find the real truth?

Feb 09, 2022 9 min read

A New Lawyer and Roberto Clemente

Kenneth P Nolan

An overweight plane piloted by an inadequate crew crashed in the Atlantic a mile and a half from the airport when an engine failed, killing all on board. Clemente’s body was never found.

Apr 14, 2022 8 min read

Ethical Limits on Law Firm Names

Michael P Downey

Private law firms now can generally use a trade name, as long as the name is not misleading, but if you use names, the names must be of owners of the firm who practice at the firm.

Feb 09, 2022 3 min read


The Duty to Debrief

Scott Durfee

For all of its reliance on precedent and the past, the practice of law is primarily based on the management of changing circumstances.

Apr 14, 2022 6 min read