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‘Confirmation Bias’ and the Criminal Litigator

Ethics and Criminal Practice columnist Joel Cohen writes: Are prosecutors or defense counsel ethically obligated to stifle their predispositions, proneness or susceptibility to a favorable view of a witness’s account of the facts when carrying [...]

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JP Morgan Chase’s $5.3M Sanctions Settlement: Some Lessons

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.’s  nearly $5.3 million civil settlement quashing allegations that the bank handled dozens of payments benefiting Iranian and Cuban targets of U.S. sanctions in the airline industry suggests the U.S. Treasury Department won’t [...]

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16 Things Your Lawyer Won’t Tell You

While most lawyers are honest professionals, the legal industry does have its share of rotten apples. From overbilling to downright incompetent 16 Things Your Lawyer Won't Tell You While most lawyers are honest professionals, the [...]

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What can a lawyer be sued for?

An attorney is not liable to his client simply because he does not obtain a favorable result. To prevail, the client must show the attorney acted improperly in one of the following ways. What can [...]