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Proving Constructive Knowledge with Google Maps

By Matt Kahn Proving a land owner’s prior knowledge of a hazard is critical in a premises liability case. Frequently, no concrete evidence establishing prior knowledge exists. Now, in cases involving outdoor hazards, however, it is possible to use Google Maps to present time-stamped images showing the hazard and, in some instances, its condition over time. This article discusses how ...

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Say Cheese: The Nuts and Bolts of Videotaped Depositions

By Will Owens and Davis Popper, Conley Griggs Partin LLP The Law at Twenty Four Frames per Second There are differing schools of thoughts among most trial lawyers regarding videotaped depositions. Some find it necessary to videotape every single deposition that he/she personally takes. The rationale being that every deposition taken is with the clear purpose that it will eventually ...

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A Case Study in Sexual Harassment Mediation in the #MeToo Era

A Case Study in Sexual Harassment Mediation in the #MeToo Era By Tanya Tate BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services Sexual harassment awareness is undoubtedly increasing in the #MeToo era.  As a result, more and more Plaintiffs are coming forward with complaints about inappropriate conduct in the workplace.  With the extensive media coverage, and the many sexual harassment scandals coming to ...

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Note taking for the Digital Lawyer

> Notetaking BY JOSH SILK AND JAMES STONE These days, everywhere you turn, there is now a digital representation for things that historically existed in “real” form. From snail mail to email, parchment paper and Word docs, most productivity items have taken on a digital identity. For those that are not aware, the same can be said for digital notebooks. ...

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