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The Judge Shapiro I Knew
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2016

The Inquirer article focused heavily on the ‘famous’ prison overcrowding case. The complexities of the case go beyond a short blog. However, one


N.Y. Court of Appeals Judges Reject Bid to Broaden Attorney-Client Privilege Rule
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2016

Parties who could now or in the future face litigation exposure to claims based in New York state law should be aware that any attorney-client


Recognizing the Role of Optimism Bias in Case Evaluation
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2016

In the immortal words of the Broadway lyricist Johnny Mercer, many people tend to accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative. And we sure


Magistrate Judge Says There are Limits to Relevance of Social Media Accounts But Warns Plaintiff About Privacy Settings
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2016

A Magistrate Judge in a New York federal court recently had words of caution for social media-loving litigants and the lawyers who want to read their


Nevada Supreme Court holds that California cumis rule applies in Nevada, but an actual conflict is a prerequisite for independent counsel
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2015

In a 6-0 decision issued on September 24, 2015, the Nevada Supreme Court held that the California rule first announced in San Diego Fed. Credit Union


Winning cases by telling a story
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2015

Once upon a time, long ago but not too far away, there was a law firm associate who was working up a case for a senior trial partner with the hope of


Bankers, lawyers, and the conflict between state and federal marijuana laws
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

An article in The Philadelphia Inquirer reported about the reluctance of major banks to participate in the marijuana industries in those states that


New Jersey State Bar committee to review RPC 1.2(d) and issues pertaining to medical marijuana
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2015

The New Jersey State Bar Association ("NJSBA") has established an ad hoc committee to review the ethical issues raised under New Jersey Rule of


Can you receive a term of life imprisonment for forcing someone to accompany you to a different room in their own house?
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2015

18 U.S.C. 2113 (e) has a long and venerable history, even by the storied standards of the federal Criminal Code. It was originally enacted in 1934 in


It’s 2015: the future is here for legal tech
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2015

It may be hard to believe, but we already have closed the books on 2014, and we now have started making our legal way into 2015. The year 2015 at