Monthly Archives: July 2015

Colorado theater shooter James Holmes found guilty of murder

Published July 16, 2015 FoxNews.com Colorado theater shooter James Holmes was found guilty Thursday on all 165 counts against him in the chilling 2012 attack on  moviegoers at a midnight Batman premiere that left 12 people dead and dozens of others wounded. Jurors swiftly rejected defense arguments that the former graduate student was insane and driven…
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Holmes Verdict

Guilty of murder or not guilty by reason of insanity is the arduous task before the jury in the James Holmes trial.  The jury has a very difficult job, deciding another human beings fate, and I don’t envy the burden they bear. Trials such as this are very interesting from an academic perspective. Who does…
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Behind DaVita $450 million false claims deal, a defense gone awry

By Alison Frankel May 5, 2015 The well-known libel and defamation lawyer Lin Wood left Bryan Cave four years ago because he wanted to represent two whistleblowers – a doctor and nurse – who claimed that the kidney dialysis company DaVita had rigged its drug delivery protocols to overcharge Medicare, Medicaid and other government health…
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The Chicken Bones Case

Preparing a case for trial is a two pronged endeavor.  The first being the legal preparation of the case, which often times takes years, and the presentation of the case.  The presentation of a case is the strategy and approach that will outline how the case is communicated to the trier of facts.  One important…
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