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Amid the flurry of end-of-term decisions, two are very troubling. Although the cases arose in different contexts, they both have the same effect: closing the courthouse doors to those who have ... See more

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Success rates for plaintiffs in adjudicated federal cases declined from about 70 percent in 1985 to 33 percent in 2009, according to a draft study by two law professors.

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HOW DO YOU BENEFIT FROM A FAIR TORT SYSTEM?
American civil courts hold parties and their insurers responsible for the torts, wrongful or negligent acts, which they commit. How do you benefit from a ... See more

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The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned a “provocation rule” developed by the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that gave victims of police shootings an additional route to sue ... See more

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A federal judge in California has tossed pictures collected in a search of a physician’s home that was conducted after Best Buy’s Geek Squad discovered an image of a nude child on the doctor’s ... See more

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Op-ed: 'Shreveport Petro Man Rebuts Oil and Gas Association'

Shreveport landman Skip Peel rebuts a recent column by the president of the Louisiana Oil & Gas Association (LOGA). Peel writes, "The ... See more

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In what the Houston Chronicle called “a scathing denouncement,” a federal judge ruled Friday that the cash bail system used in Harris County, Texas, is unconstitutional because it’s ... See more

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At least four lawyers and investigators for the public defender’s office in Orleans Parish, Louisiana, say they were charged with crimes for legal conduct that was part of their jobs, the Guardian ... See more

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A defense lawyer in a Tennessee rape case is under fire for telling jurors during closing arguments that women are especially good at lying.

Lawyer Steve Farese made the statement during closing ... See more

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'We've Learned a Thing or Two; Those "Good Hands" and "Good Neighbors" Aren't Really Good and They Aren't "On Your Side"'

Louisiana Voice "Allstate Insurance only wants its good hands on your ... See more

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