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Tillers on Evidence and Inference

Tillers on Evidence and Inference

The evidence blog of Professor Peter Tillers of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University.

http://tillerstillers.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Reproducibility of Social Science Experiment

    Reproducibility of Social Science Experiment
    Ian Sample, Study delivers bleak verdict on validity of psychology experiment results The Guardian (August 27, 2015) &&& The dynamic evidence page Evidence marshaling software MarshalPlan
  • Aug 26

    Racial Profiiling & Gangsta Rap as Evidence in Criminal Investigations & Trial

    Racial Profiiling & Gangsta Rap as Evidence in Criminal Investigations & Trial
    Wishful thinking pervades discussions of the evidentiary use of both racial profiling and "gangsta rap" in criminal investigations and trials. Compare, e.g., Holmes v. State,  306 P.3d 415  (2013) (gangsta rap lyrics held…
  • Aug 13

    "As [Peter Tillers] explains, among the…

    "As [Peter Tillers] explains, among the reasons character evidence is excluded is that such evidence 'violates a social commitment to the thesis that each person remains mentally free and autonomous at every point in [his] life.'" Andrew…
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Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
  • Aug 27

    NORGAARD PLEA OF GUILTY – Unable to Recall Facts (15-16)

    NORGAARD PLEA OF GUILTY – Unable to Recall Facts (15-16)
    NORGAARD PLEA OF GUILTY: A Norgaard Plea is a procedure that governs situations where a defendant wants to enter a plea of guilty (usually in order to take advantage of a plea agreement) but is unable to recall facts due … Continue…
  • Aug 19

    FINAL REQUEST FOR HELP – FRIDAY IS THE LAST DAY TO NOMINATE THE BLOG

    FINAL REQUEST FOR HELP – FRIDAY IS THE LAST DAY TO NOMINATE THE BLOG
    Dear Friends and Loyal Readers of the Judicial Training & Education Blog, The deadline for nominating the Blog is this Friday, August 21. Acceptance into the competition depends on how many nominations each blog receives. I’ve been…
  • Aug 12

    FELONY SENTENCING & PROBATION VIOLATION HEARINGS: The one thing a judge should never say or promise (15-15)

    FELONY SENTENCING & PROBATION VIOLATION HEARINGS: The one thing a judge should never say or promise (15-15)
    GENERAL RULE:  During a felony sentencing or probation violation hearing (PVH), although judges may warn defendants that a violation of probation can have serious ramifications, the court should NEVER PROMISE, MAKE ANNOUNCEMENTS OR…
Rank this Week: 1746

Presnell on Privileges

Presnell on Privileges

Covers evidentiary privileges for corporate and outside counsel. By Todd Presnell.

http://www.presnellonprivileges.com
  • Aug 25

    Analysis: Does the Privilege Cover Post-Accident Investigation Reports?

    Analysis: Does the Privilege Cover Post-Accident Investigation Reports?
    In a case that should prove instructive for corporate legal and risk-management departments, a Washington state appellate court ruled that the attorney–client privilege protected a post-accident investigation report from discovery in a…
  • Aug 18

    18 Questions Doom Counsel’s Inadvertent Disclosure Argument and Waive Privilege

    18 Questions Doom Counsel’s Inadvertent Disclosure Argument and Waive Privilege
    We all know that lawyers must “promptly take steps to rectify” an inadvertent disclosure of privileged information or risk privilege waiver.  FRE 502.  And while the term “promptly” may have different…
  • Aug 12

    D.C. Circuit (Again) Upholds Privilege for In-House Counsel’s Internal Investigation

    D.C. Circuit (Again) Upholds Privilege for In-House Counsel’s Internal Investigation
    Following its significant July 2014 opinion that the attorney–client privilege covers corporate internal investigations led by in-house counsel, the D.C. Circuit has ruled that the in-house lawyer did not subsequently waive that…
Rank this Week: 1396

Presnell on Privileges

Presnell on Privileges

Covers evidentiary privileges and outside counsel. By Todd Presnell.

http://presnellonprivileges.com/
  • Aug 25

    Analysis: Does the Privilege Cover Post-Accident Investigation Reports?

    Analysis: Does the Privilege Cover Post-Accident Investigation Reports?
    In a case that should prove instructive for corporate legal and risk-management departments, a Washington state appellate court ruled that the attorney–client privilege protected a post-accident investigation report from discovery in a…
  • Aug 18

    18 Questions Doom Counsel’s Inadvertent Disclosure Argument and Waive Privilege

    18 Questions Doom Counsel’s Inadvertent Disclosure Argument and Waive Privilege
    We all know that lawyers must “promptly take steps to rectify” an inadvertent disclosure of privileged information or risk privilege waiver.  FRE 502.  And while the term “promptly” may have different…
  • Aug 12

    D.C. Circuit (Again) Upholds Privilege for In-House Counsel’s Internal Investigation

    D.C. Circuit (Again) Upholds Privilege for In-House Counsel’s Internal Investigation
    Following its significant July 2014 opinion that the attorney–client privilege covers corporate internal investigations led by in-house counsel, the D.C. Circuit has ruled that the in-house lawyer did not subsequently waive that…
Rank this Week: 2348

The Law of Evidence

The Law of Evidence

Discusses evidentiary rules, objection practices, and court rulings. By Jesse Langel.

http://jesselangelevidence.blogspot.com
  • Aug 6

    Inflammatory Statements During Closing; What is Too Much?

    Inflammatory Statements During Closing; What is Too Much?
    Ben Rubinowitz is one of the best public speakers I have ever seen. He usually presents the year’s significant cases at the yearly “Decisions” seminar hosted by NYSTLA. I hope he presents again next month (September…
  • Aug 4

    Upper East Side Crane Collapse: $48 M Punitive Damage Award for Cutting Cost

    Upper East Side Crane Collapse: $48 M Punitive Damage Award for Cutting Cost
    Remember the East 91st Street crane collapse in 2008 that rattled the city?Seven years later following a 10-month civil trial, a jury found James Lomma, the “King of Cranes,” 61 percent liable for the collapse of the crane…
  • Jun 4

    Evidence of Code Inspector’s Racist Statements Ruled Conditionally Admissible

    Evidence of Code Inspector’s Racist Statements Ruled Conditionally Admissible
    Alleging violations of substantive due process rights,[1]a family of homeowner plaintiffs sued a town code inspector for arbitrarily denying a permit to rebuild a home. Generally, to meet a substantive due process claim, a plaintiff must show…
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Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    Criminal Docket for Upcoming Year for U.S. Supreme Court

    Criminal Docket for Upcoming Year for U.S. Supreme Court
    Here are the cases and the issues coming up for the next year for the United States Supreme Court.Pay close attention for Foster v. Humphrey, a Georgia case regarding racial discrimination during jury selection.A lot of cases appealed…
  • Jul 27

    Journal: New Mexico Judicial Selection Committee Opens Up Its Deliberatiion

    Journal: New Mexico Judicial Selection Committee Opens Up Its Deliberatiion
    An article in today's journal lays out how it occurred.http://www.abqjournal.com/618629/news/judicial-commission-opens-deliberations-to-fill-vacancies.htmlThe nominating commission list, which is listed on the UNM Law website, shows that…
  • Jul 23

    Orin Kerr's Take on the Death Penalty and Supreme Court Justice

    Orin Kerr's Take on the Death Penalty and Supreme Court Justice
    So true, so true.Kerr's take on why so many Justices turn away from the death penalty might be a guess, but I think it's a good one.But the same can be said for their frustrations with habeas petitions as well, which is why those rules grow…
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Nextpoint's Legal Technology Blog

Nextpoint's Legal Technology Blog

Covers eDiscovery, social media archiving, and trial presentation solutions.

http://www.nextpoint.com/blog/
  • Jun 19

    5 Tips to Minimize eDiscovery Document Review Cost

    5 Tips to Minimize eDiscovery Document Review Cost
    eDiscovery can very quickly become the most cost-intensive part of your case. In our daily consultation with clients we strive to educate them on ways to reduce the overall spend during eDiscovery – and particularly, share tips for…
  • Jun 9

    Chicago Bar Association Member Discount Program Includes Nextpoint

    Chicago Bar Association Member Discount Program Includes Nextpoint
    Substantial subscription discounts on Nextpoint technology offered to all Chicago Bar members. The CBA Member Discount program allows a select number of technology partners to offer significant discounts on services to the membership of…
  • Jun 8

    Upgrading Your eDiscovery Technology In Five Easy Step

    Upgrading Your eDiscovery Technology In Five Easy Step
    Are you looking to replace Summation or Concordance – the old warhorses of litigation technology? Well, you’ve got company. It’s one of the most common scenarios new clients mention when coming to standardize their practice…
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Nebraska Litigation & Trial…

Nebraska Litigation & Trial Advisor

Covers trials and appeals, depositions, and discovery. By Lamson, Dugan and Murray, LLP.

http://nebraskalitigationadvisor.com/
Rank this Week: 3565

Houston Criminal Lawyer Jack…

Houston Criminal Lawyer Jack Carroll

Reviews some of his Texas and Federal criminal cases, criminal defense experience, and nuances in criminal law.

http://jackbcarroll.com/houston-tx-lawyer/criminal-trials/
  • Jun 30

    Why Legal Representation Is a Must-Have

    Why Legal Representation Is a Must-Have
    When you are accused of a crime, it is your legal right to have representation. There is no reason for you to face the criminal justice system alone. Hiring a criminal justice lawyer [...]
  • Jun 20

    Why Experience Matters in Your Criminal Defense

    Why Experience Matters in Your Criminal Defense
    Knowledge does not equal skill. This rule applies to many facets of life, but is most important when your freedom hangs in the balance. The law can be interpreted in many different ways. [...]
  • Feb 19

    A Potential Child Porn Indictment Storm is Brewing in Montgomery County

    A Potential Child Porn Indictment Storm is Brewing in Montgomery County
    Amongst some of the more “in the know” criminal defense lawyers in Houston, there’s been some off the record discussion about an expected storm of internet child pornography cases coming out of Montgomery County, TX. Most…
Rank this Week: 2558

Expert Witness Guru's Blog

Expert Witness Guru's Blog

Covers rulings, news and marketing strategies for expert witnesses.

http://expertwitnessguru.com/blog/
  • Apr 20

    Fall protection expert witness helps car hauler survive summary judgment

    Fall protection expert witness helps car hauler survive summary judgment
    A fall protection expert witness recently came to the rescue of a car hauler suing a truck manufacturer for negligence and helped him survive summary judgment. Although the expert did not have any formal education on fall protection, the…
  • Feb 24

    Product design expert witness allowed to testify on “ultimate issue” of infringement

    Product design expert witness allowed to testify on “ultimate issue” of infringement
    In this patent infringement suit regarding the design of a particular inner garment (Branovations, Inc. v. Ontel Products Corp.) the Florida district court ruled that simplicity of technology may negate need for expert testimony, but does not…
  • Feb 23

    Prosecution for pedicure – infectious disease expert witness testifie

    Prosecution for pedicure – infectious disease expert witness testifie
    An infectious disease expert witness was recently called on board in Hoff v. Steiner Transocean, Ltd. to testify about the source of infection on the Plaintiff’s feet, which, Plaintiff asserted, was caused by a pedicure he had on a…
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Prove My Florida Case

Prove My Florida Case

Covers Florida appellate, evidentiary, and trial perspectives and issues. By David M. Adelstein.

http://www.provemyfloridacase.com
Rank this Week: 1703