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Historic moments in negotiation

December 7, 2017

Lee Hornberger History provides us with lessons on how to be better peacemakers. To help us better understand and learn from these lessons, we will go from a small village in rural Virginia in 1865; to Geneva, Switzerland, in 1954; to a student sit in at Cambridge, ...

Use cognitive biases to your advantage with jurors

December 7, 2017

Julie Campanini BridgeTower Media Newswires There are currently 181 recognized cognitive biases (which gives me a lot to write about!), but the subset I want to focus on here involves the way we notice things already primed in our memories or repeated often ...

Sacred role' of judiciary jeopardized by threats

December 7, 2017

Judge Michael Warren One of the defining characteristics of our free republic is our strong adherence to the rule of law. President John F. Kennedy insightfully observed that, “Our nation is founded on the principle that observance of the law is the ...

Evaluate your case through the right lens

December 7, 2017

Hon. Mary Beth Kelly (Ret.) Neutral analysis has become increasingly prevalent as corporate counsel attempt to manage litigation, settling the right cases at the right time for sums that make sense given the exposure level. The concept of neutral analysis, ...

Mass shootings becoming a way of American life

December 7, 2017

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief “We make killing too easy.” It’s a quote dug from the depths of a presidential assassination, but the profound nature of the statement is perhaps too difficult to digest in the aftermath of the most ...

Getting the most out of Friend of the Court

December 7, 2017

By Marie E. Matyjaszek Dealing with your Friend of the Court (FOC) may not be number one on your bucket list of life goals. Hopefully these tips will help you achieve the best result in your FOC case. The FOC provides both parenting time and child support ...