Facing retaliation after being sexually harassed

Karen Ward, a former investment banker at Ernst & Young, reported instances of sexual harassment to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in September of last year. It was the second such complaint filed against the firm in 2018. Ward tells … Continue reading

Will Jeff Bezos sue the pants off the National Enquirer?

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After Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos announced that the National Enquirer threatened to extort him over rather personal selfies that he allegedly sent to his mistress, some are wondering whether he’ll sue American Media Inc., the company that owns … Continue reading

3 Ways Coercive Questioning Brings False Confessions, Wrongful Convictions

Many crime-based movies have been made about the wrongly accused and imprisoned, but the scenario plays out often in real life as well. One contributing factor continuing to draw interest from the legal profession and law enforcement is coercive police … Continue reading

Podcast: How to get good reviews from your clients

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Online reviews can make or break a law firm’s reputation. What does it take to consistently receive better reviews? In this episode of Legal Toolkit from the Legal Talk Network, host Jared Correia talks to Sarah Smerage about how lawyers … Continue reading

Judge to allow controversial evidence in Roundup trial

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A federal judge overseeing lawsuits over Roundup weed killer is tentatively allowing evidence that defense attorneys wanted excluded, Reuters reports. US District Judge Vince Chhabria says attorneys may introduce some evidence that Monsanto tried to ghostwrite studies and influence the findings … Continue reading

Lawsuit: apparent mistake leads to a stranger’s death

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A Brooklyn woman says she was misinformed by hospital staff that a man by the same name as her brother was brain dead and she authorized removing him from life support — but her real brother was in jail, and … Continue reading

Podcast: The struggle of small law firms

Lawyers at small law firms may see themselves as the underdogs of the legal profession, and perhaps they’re right. In this Lawyerist podcast from the Legal Talk Network, Stephanie Everett talks about some of the tough questions small firm lawyers … Continue reading

Stephon Clark’s family files wrongful death lawsuit

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Attorneys for the family of Stephon Clark have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Sacramento Police Officers Terrance Mercadal and Jared Robinet as well as the City of Sacramento alleging the officers racially profiled and used excessive force in fatally … Continue reading

Trial Lawyers and Trial Teams of the Year to be honored at 2019 Trial Lawyers Summit

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The National Law Journal and The Trial Lawyer, the official magazine of The National Trial Lawyers, have announced the 2018 Trial Lawyers and Trial Team of the Year. The lawyers and team were chosen from nominations from The Trial Lawyer … Continue reading

Brafman reportedly wants out of Weinstein criminal case

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Benjamin Brafman, the attorney who’s defending former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, no longer wants to represent the accused sexual predator, a source with direct knowledge tells NBC News. Rumors have been circulating recently about Weinstein seeking other attorneys as his … Continue reading