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Litigation Journal | Winter 2023: Timing

Volume 49, Issue 2


Sua Sponte: A Judge Comments

Lorna G Schofield

Litigation that lasts too long can become prohibitively expensive. Litigation that is rushed can interfere with a party’s rights to develop evidence and arguments.

Jan 30, 2023 3 min read


Time Is Not on Our Side

Daniel Warren Van Horn

If there is a desire to reform our current civil justice system, then there are things we can do to get to trial faster and thus reduce the cost of civil litigation.

Jan 30, 2023 5 min read

Judging and the Rule of Law

John L Kane

The rule of law means that public officials do not exercise any authority that is not given to them by a legitimately constituted higher authority.

Jan 30, 2023 6 min read


Robert E Shapiro

It is a legitimate question to ask anew where the Court got the power to add or subtract rights and whether it comes by it fairly.

Jan 30, 2023 11 min read


Give the Dobbs Leaker a Break

Martin J Siegel

Without leaks, we’d be left to a Pravda-like, institutional version of events: often false, more often incomplete, and almost always self-serving.

Jan 30, 2023 4 min read


Charles Joseph Greaves

A lawyer stumbles across the evidence of an old murder and it leads him to leave the law after 25 years and pursue a writing career.

Jan 30, 2023 3 min read