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28 Aug 2019, 4:44 am by Andrew Lavoott Bluestone
The law provides absolute immunity from liability for defamation based on oral or written statements made by attorneys in connection with a proceeding before a court “ ’when such words and writings are material and pertinent to the questions involved’ ” (Front, Inc. v Khalil, 24 NY3d 713, 718 [2015], quoting Youmans v Smith, 153 NY 214, 219 [1897]; see Weinstock v Sanders, 144 AD3d 1019, 1020 [2016]; see also… [read post]
4 Jun 2019, 4:17 am by Andrew Lavoott Bluestone
The law provides absolute immunity from liability for defamation based on oral or written statements made by attorneys in connection with a proceeding before a court “ ’when such words and writings are material and pertinent to the questions involved’ ” (Front, Inc. v Khalil, 24 NY3d 713, 718 [2015], quoting Youmans v Smith, 153 NY 214, 219 [1897]; see Weinstock v Sanders, 144 AD3d 1019, 1020 [2016]; see also… [read post]
31 Jan 2019, 4:17 am by Andrew Lavoott Bluestone
The law provides absolute immunity from liability for defamation based on oral or written statements made by attorneys in connection with a proceeding before a court ” when such words and writings are material and pertinent to the questions involved'” (Front, Inc. v Khalil, 24 NY3d 713, 718, quoting Youmans v Smith, 153 NY 214, 219; see Weinstock v Sanders, 144 AD3d 1019, 1020; see also Stega v New York Downtown Hosp., 31… [read post]
1 Jan 2019, 7:16 pm by Danielle Maddox Kinchen
Likewise, in 2007, the Smith Institute released a meta-analysis that reviewed 36 direct comparisons between conventional criminal justice and restorative justice in the United Kingdom. [read post]
19 Apr 2018, 12:38 pm by John Elwood
Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, and Smith v. [read post]
27 Feb 2018, 3:59 pm
” For the Marxist moral and material critique of capitalism speaks clearly and urgently to our everyday (dispositional) “nexus of distinctive sensibilities, cares, and concerns that are expressed in distinctive patterns of emotional and practical response” (David Wiggins), as contemporary Marxist philosophers and theorists have demonstrated with uncommon intelligence and vigor.I close by citing a somewhat neglected and no doubt forgotten work that embodies the merits of a… [read post]
23 Oct 2017, 11:09 am by Steve Vladeck
After unsuccessfully appealing his conviction and pursuing state collateral review, Ayestas filed a federal habeas petition in 2009, raising a series of claims – including that, under Wiggins v. [read post]
16 Jan 2015, 9:27 am by Rory Little
Smith; and that (3) his attorney had ineffectively argued in closing that “I feel like I ought to just sit down,” because if the jury chose a death sentence, “I can’t quarrel with that” – referred to as a “Spisak error” after the Court’s opinion in Smith v. [read post]
25 Sep 2014, 9:48 am by Christine Prokopick
Grokster, which established that companies building businesses based on the unauthorized distribution of copyrighted works can be liable for inducing infringement; and Wiggins v. [read post]
1 Sep 2013, 10:04 am by Mark Zamora
Wiggins, 113 Ga. 149 (3) (1884); Bennett v. [read post]