How to Talk to Jurors About Implicit Bias
8/19/2021
Judge Theresa Doyle (Ret)
Say you’re getting ready for trial and your client is a person of color. You have this vague concern that because of racial bias, the jury might not find your client credible, or may not treat your client fairly. But you’re at a loss as to what to do.
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Tegman Update: The History of Joint and Several Liability leading up to Tegman
by: Jade Park & Joanne Blackburn, Gillaspy & Rhode PLLC

8/17/2021

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A brief history behind the Tegman ruling explains how the courts took their rigid application of strict liability and realized it needed an escape valve for defendants that truly were not responsible for another defendant’s actions.
Spoofs, Fakes, and Manipulation: The Challenge of Validating Messages and Social Media Content on Mobile Phones
by: Lars Daniel, Envista

8/17/2021

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Make no mistake, a person can alter or fake text message communications, and someone can do it with a low level of technical sophistication and relative ease.
What’s the Verdict?
by: Mark Scheer & Joe Hogan, Scheer.Law

8/18/2021

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After trying one of the first virtual jury trials in the nation, we presented and spoke with local and national bar groups, claims professionals, and groups of judges about our experiences. In doing so, we have a unique perspective on the virtual trial: What it looks like, its pros and cons, and whether it will survive the end of the pandemic.