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The Zimmerman Verdict: Stepping Away From the Noise

In the aftermath of the George Zimmerman verdict, the airwaves, blogosphere and social media have been ablaze with argument, indignation and calls for reform.  On major networks, “experts” of all stripes have bellowed their “no ways” and “told you sos,” and the debate about whether “the system” is “broken” or not rages on.  Rather than […]

Juror Trust of Federal Agencies and Safety Standards in Defense Cases

In today’s business landscape – in industries from manufacturing to banking – government agencies play an ever more important role in regulating products, warnings, workplace environments, financial transactions and the like. Defendants frequently must point to the controlling government agency and its regulations to show compliance, but often also to convince jurors that the government […]