At the Washington Post, Clay Conrad writes on the history of jury nullification in a piece entitled "History is clear: Juries were supp
Baker Botts LLP's Ideas blog has a feature on a rather odd ruling from the English High Court:
In a recent Chancery Court case, Diekman v. Regency GP LP, et al. (C.A. No.
Lawyers must be wary of any communication with jurors in cases the lawyers are litigating. It is universally recognized that such contact is forbidden as it could sway or influence a juror’s decision-making, even unconsciously. But how attenuated can such contact be and still be considered to f
The blog has been quiet of late due to other commitments, among which is a substantial overhaul and expansion of Chapter 21 of Business Law Basics, "Bankruptcy."
The revised "key concepts" section:
The Internal Revenue Service has long taken, for obvious reasons, a dim view of classifications of revenue that diminish tax liability.