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In addition to the opening statement, a closing argument can be a dramatic part of a trial. It provides a conclusion for all of the evidence presented. The whole trial appears to be building to that moment. But they are not off-the-cuff ruminations about life and justice. Strict rules govern how they work and

Cyprus is home to approximately a million people, but it is also an important producer of ships, a tourist destination, and a financial services hub. It has historical ties to Greece, Turkey, and the United Kingdom, and is a member of the European Union. Its unique and outsized role in international commerce makes it a

Image credit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Patrick’s_Day#/media/File:St._Patricks_Day_Parade_(2013)_In_Dublin_Was_Excellent_But_The_Weather_And_The_Turnout_Was_Disappointing_(8566201364).jpgPart of my work involves reading court decisions to keep abreast of how judges decide the types of cases I handle. Below, I share some thoughts on recent decisions.Court Affirms Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Different Defendant Citing Res JudicataOnce a lawsuit is over, a plaintiff may face obstacles in trying their same lawsuit

Many lawsuits allege that a defendant sold a product that was either defective or that did not work as advertised. These lawsuits expose defendants to a lot of liability, and so many companies get insurance to pay for the inevitable litigation that ensues from making and selling a product. Litigating these cases requires both a

I spent a few weeks in Buenos Aires in 2010 and I fell in love with Argentina. The people, the history, the dancing, the wine, and the alfajores were amazing. But one of the most important experiences I had when I was there was the chance to speak with local lawyers about their work in

Image credit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentine’s_Day#/media/File:Valentine’s_day_cupcakes.jpgPart of my work involves reading court decisions to keep abreast of how judges decide the types of cases I handle. Below, I share some thoughts on recent decisions.Court Refuses to Quash Subpoena Since It Did Not Seek “Utterly Irrelevant” InformationMany people are surprised to discover how broad discovery is in American litigation. 

In television and movies, litigation is a source of drama. Someone may say something surprising on the witness stand or an unexpected witness may storm into the courtroom. In my experience, however, there are a few surprises in litigation, but not the kind of dramatic ones that make for good entertainment. And while they may

When I think of Switzerland, I think about the country’s famous mountains, chocolates, clocks, cheese, and banks. But I don’t think about electronic filing. And it turns out that is partly because many litigators there do not use the country’s electronic filing system and, instead, file papers in hard copy. This is just one of