2017 October

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Articles in this issue:
The psychological science of persuasion

The psychological science of persuasion

People (read: jurors) will adhere to their beliefs despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary

John P. Blumberg

2017 October


Self-discovery

Answering discovery helps one gain greater appreciation of the case

Miles B. Cooper

2017 October


Appellate Reports and Shorter takes

Interim adverse judgment bars malicious-prosecution claim, even if trial court later finds action was brought in bad faith

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich

2017 October


Profile: Scott Righthand

Personal injury specialist refuses to back down, even when faced with improbable odds; still takes med-mal “250 cases” when the client “gets to me”

Stephen Ellison

2017 October


Litigation in the era of ubiquitous data

Categorizing data and putting it to use to prove your case

Nathaniel Leeds

2017 October


California’s Identity Theft Act

California’s Identity Theft Act

A tool to protect consumers after the Equifax breach of 2017. You can recover actual damages, penalties and attorneys’ fees

Matthew Loker

2017 October


Using the teeth of the statute to get the most out of RFPs

How the crafty defense lawyer hides things by avoiding the details in Requests for Production of Documents

Patrick Nolan

2017 October



Subsequent remedial measures

Getting them into evidence and using them to your advantage

Loren Schwartz

2017 October


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