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Lawyers for allegedly negligent doctor withheld evidence
  • Russell Kennedy
  • Australia
  • May 27 2016

Lawyers acting for a surgeon defending a medical negligence claim have been accused of potentially breaching their duty to act honestly and to avoid

Using ill-gotten evidence and threatening opposing counsel draws 6-month suspension
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2016

Some ethics violations happen because a lawyer carefully analyzes a debatable situation and draws a good-faith, but incorrect, conclusion. And then

Recovery of costs when claim form issued but not served
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • May 26 2016

The recent decision in Webb Resolutions Limited v Countrywide Surveyors Limited highlights the costs liability that a claimant faces where a claim

My learned friend (request): social media and legal ethics
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia, USA
  • May 25 2016

For many of the 15 million Australians now active on Facebook, casually sending 'friend requests' every time you make a new acquaintance has become

The whole truth? The duty of candour in judicial review
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 24 2016

In judicial review proceedings, the parties are under what is known as a ‘duty of candour’ which, in more layman’s language, might be called an

Explanation of the Legal Profession’s Remarkably Slow Adoption of Predictive Coding
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • May 24 2016

Well-known predictive coding expert attorney, Maura Grossman, and her husband, noted information scientist, Gordon Cormack, recently began on article

A series of unfortunate events
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2016

Judges occasionally lighten their judgments with literary references. The quotation from Alice in Wonderland “Words mean what I want them to mean” is

Call Bull on Media Representations of Trial Consultants
  • Holland & Hart LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2016

Every once in a while, popular culture rediscovers the idea that trial consultants exist. In 1995, it was the O.J. Simpson trial, then in 2003 it was

How to Defeat the Repeat Consumer Class Action Plaintiff
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2016

Airlines have frequent flyer programs, restaurants and coffee shops have customer loyalty programs, and plaintiff's class action firms have repeat

Foreign Bribery Update - May 2016
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia, Canada, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 23 2016

This Update covers a range of important developments in Australia and overseas in the area of foreign bribery policy, investigations and regulation