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Schools not Slavery for Haitian Children

In this season of goodwill and generosity, Litigation Insights is proud to support Schools Not Slavery, whose work has changed the lives of thousands of Haitian children and their families. A Beyond Borders project, Schools Not Slavery came to our attention through our founding partner, Dr. Pete Rowland, who visited Haiti in 2013 and saw […]

What is the Best Way to Raise a Batson Challenge?

Few things fluster lawyers during voir dire like a Batson challenge.  If the prospect of justifying your strikes on the record makes you uneasy, you aren’t alone.  We’ve seen competent lawyers in the midst of a successful voir dire easily thrown off track when the opposing party challenges their method for exercising peremptories.  Next month’s […]

Out-of-Town Attorneys Vs Local Attorneys: Accents, Impact, and More

Our shadow jurors sat in an East Coast courtroom listening to opening statements about “Earl.”  Earl was a bad person, they thought:  He had polluted the groundwater and now the public was in danger.  We convened as a group at lunch that first day of trial, and our shadow jurors confessed that they had been […]