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What Do eBay, The “40 Year-Old Virgin,” And The Litigation Privilege Have In Common?

USA - November 28 2017 Not much, but please keep reading. In the movie, the 40-Year-Old-Virgin, an almost unrecognizable Jonah Hill has a very small, but funny, part. He...


Wait. This Is Arbitration? I Thought It Was Mediation.

USA - November 22 2017 Early in the movie, My Cousin Vinny, Joe Pesci's character, Vincent Gambini, tells the judge that he has significant experience trying cases in New...


Closing Statements Can Be "Improbable, Perhaps Illogical, Erroneous Or Even Absurd," But Still Not Require A New Trial

USA - November 8 2017 Counsel is given wide latitude when making a closing argument to a jury. Perhaps not as wide as Lionel Hutz might be used to, but wide nonetheless...


This Is The Landlord-Tenant Equivalent Of Accusing Your Spouse Of Stealing The Covers

USA - October 19 2017 And, incidentally, it ends the same way. (At least the same way it always ends for me.) No. You are wrong. Your spouse did not steal the covers. In...


This Never Would Have Happened On The Nina, Pinta, Or Santa Maria.

USA - October 17 2017 If the name of your company is Christopher Columbus, LLC then it is probably reasonable for you to expect that you will be subject to the maritime...