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Should Juries Know If a Witness Is Undocumented?

The legal issues surrounding undocumented immigrants are varied and often controversial. When it comes to disclosing a defendant, litigant, or even a witness’s immigration […]

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  17 November 2017
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Can ‘Best Practices’ Be Bad for Your Law Practice?

Before Copernicus published his book ‘On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres,’ the scientific community traditionally thought that the Earth was the center of the […]

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  16 November 2017
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What’s in a Footnote? An Answer to THE ‘Internet’ v. ‘internet’ Question

For years, grammarians and spell checkers have been telling you to capitalize the word “internet.” Then, a couple years back, a change in the […]

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  15 November 2017
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Tips When Asking Clients for Testimonials

Testimonials are the next best thing to referrals — real people saying good things about your practice. There are pluses and minuses, however. And […]

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  15 November 2017
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How a Mistranslation Can Ruin Your Case

It’s a rare condition, in this day and age, that a non-English speaking litigant in a courtroom will get an unqualified translator.  However, when […]

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  14 November 2017
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How to Persuade a Client to Reject a Settlement

Hypothetical: After putting countless hours into a case you know you can win, the other side ships over a dismal settlement demand or offer […]

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  14 November 2017
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Legal Sector Lost 1,100 Jobs in October

If you’ve lost a job recently, don’t take it personally. According to labor statistics, the legal services sector lost 1,100 jobs last month. Out […]

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  13 November 2017
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Trading Tables: From Defense Attorney to Prosecutor

It is not uncommon to see attorneys practicing criminal justice change sides from defense to prosecution, or vice versa, when they decide it’s time […]

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  13 November 2017
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Public Speaking Tips for Lawyers

You’re a lawyer. You’ve done moot court. You know your way around the podium. If you are not a litigator, maybe you are a […]

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  10 November 2017
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How to Add a Little Humor and Creativity to Your Daily Law Practice

Many miserable lawyers out there dread going into the office, or just working as a lawyer. Even if you’re not not that miserable, you […]

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  10 November 2017
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