Legal Articles, US Courts

What is ERISA and how does it impact my case?

Brief history of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act

People v Sanchez

In ruling in People v Sanchez the Court held that an expert cannot relate case-specific hearsay to explain the basis for his or her opinion unless the facts are independently proven or fall within a hearsay exception.

Appellate Attorneys - How Framing the Issues on Appeal Defines the Battleground

Appellate Attorneys - How Framing the Issues on Appeal Defines the Battleground

Court Denies Double Damages Despite Defendant's Inconsistancy

Blog post about a court denying an award of double damages.

Driver Claims Casino Tribal Jurisdiction Voids DUI Charge

Blog post on the issue of whether Connecticut police officers have jurisdiction to charge someone with a DUI on highway on Native American land leading to a casino.

CT's Courts Take Active Role in School Bullying Problem

Blog post about Connecticut courts taking steps to address the issue of bullying in schools.

What Seller's & Realtors Need to Know about Rhode Island Real Estate Laws

Explanation, laws and tips for sellers and their realtors regarding Rhode Island Real Estate laws, transactions, closings and title.

United States Sentencing Guidelines

Overview & What You Need to Know about United States Sentencing Guidelines.

Federal Criminal Defense Myths

Find out the myths of federal criminal defense.

Class Inaction: The U.S. Supreme Court Reins in Class Actions

The Supreme Court's 2010 term was an embattled one for the class action. The Court made headlines in Wal-Mart v. Dukes when it dashed the hopes of 1.5 million Wal-Mart employees who had brought a class action against the corporate giant.

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