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Lawyer tries to overhaul civil jury process

Jeff Strype says he would like to see Ontario follow the lead of other jurisdictions, such as Quebec and the United Kingdom, where juries are no longer allowed in motor vehicle cases. A Toronto person... read more

The Jury System: A Brief Comparison Between Federal and California Practices [Part 2 of 5]

In the process, potential issues ... is also dispositive of the legal issues, nothing further remains to be tried by a jury.” Raedeke v. Gibraltar Savings and Loan Assn. (1974) 10 Cal.3d 665, 671. [11 ... read more

Year of the woman: 2018 has been a roller coaster when it comes to women’s advancement

Her protest came just days after a case in Cork sparked controversy when a senior defence counsel had asked the jury to consider the 17-year-old ... in which case they should be forced to undergo educ... read more

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Access to police records is an issue all across the country

Despite these efforts, law enforcement agencies are ... in California and a recent public records overhaul in Massachusetts are huge victories for access, requesters still face serious barriers when t... read more


The Ethics in Being the Wrong Lawyer for the Case

Maybe it’s a sexual assault case, and potential counsel, a male, knows that only a female lawyer will best serve the client. The race of the client, judge, jury and the lawyer ... of habeas corpus dur... read more

How power and money colluded to let a sex-obsessed monster get away with abuse

The story has all the makings of a Hollywood blockbuster but for the sexual abuse of girls as young as 14 — and a decade-long process in which lawyers allegedly violated ... show that the private inve... read more

Epstein accusers deserve due process

The story has all the makings of a Hollywood blockbuster but for the sexual abuse of girls as young as 14 — and a decade-long process in which lawyers allegedly violated ... show that the private inve... read more

Robby Soave, InsideSources: DeVos overhaul of Title IX protocols promises due process, fairness in college sexual-assault cases

The changes would restore due process protections for students accused of sexual assault and thus have earned the ire of victims’ advocacy groups, Democratic politicians and even the American Civil Li... read more

Law on informants designed to avoid wrongful convictions

who have their own legal criminal consequences at stake will lie in order to help themselves,” Hanlon said. “It’s been going on forever, and now I think we have a little bit better handle on the proce... read more

New York Bar Trying to Block Donziger From Presenting Evidence of Chevron Fraud and Witness Bribery in Secret Licensing Hearing

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /CSRwire/ - Lawyers from the ... s constitutional right to due process by denying him a jury of impartial fact finders even though he was effectively facing criminal charges, albeit ... read more

Sentencing overhaul bill will get vote

The legislation has the strong support of President Donald Trump and his adviser and son-in-law ... overhaul the nation's criminal justice system has stood out as a rare shared objective. A broad coal... read more

Montana Supreme Court Affirms Right to Jury Trial in Civil Forfeiture Cases

"You have the right to a jury trial when the government tries to take your ... even though the state passed a law essentially banning civil asset forfeiture in 2015. C.J. Ciaramella is a criminal just... read more



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