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"Let's kill all the lawyers" is a line from William Shakespeare's Henry VI, Part 2, Act IV, Scene 2. The full quote is "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers". It is among Shakespeare's most famous lines. It's been used as a snarky joke for centuries.

The po...

Rudy Giuliani and Jay Sekulow are both lawyers. They are both allegedly on President Donald Trump’s legal team, but their actions are a disgrace to lawyers and don’t represent what lawyers do.

Lawyers don’t try their cases in the media. Lawyers don’t comment on their ca...

The 5th Amendment to the United States Constitution grants to everyone the right to remain silent and the right against self-incrimination.

In other words, you can legally decline to cooperate with police and you do not have to give answers that help the police put you...

A national lawyer’s group dedicated to protecting criminal defendants is, again, sounding the alarm about the threat that lawyers call the “trial penalty.”

The trial penalty is basically this: If you’re a criminal defendant and you elect to go to trial, you open yoursel...

A friend of mine, a female lawyer whom I respect greatly, shared an article on social media today that has import for lawyers and clients.

It was an Atlantic Monthly article by Lara Bazelon, a career trial lawyer and, now, law professor, that details the obstacles...

DURHAM, N.C. – A San Antonio man who was ordered to pay $8.8 million his lover’s jilted husband is appealing the ridiculous verdict.

The lawsuit was filed by businessman Keith King, who owns King BMX Stunt Show, which specializes in bicycle stunts shows.

King filed the l...

Perhaps the most fascinating element of the epic scandals involving United States President Donald Trump is the Shakespearean fall of Rudy Giuliani.

Once a highly respected prosecutor and successful mayor of New York City, the nation's largest metropolis, Giuliani was...

The jury trial system was designed to allow everyday Americans to sit in judgment of their neighbors accused of a crime.

The concept is actually brilliant, because it allows people who are accused to place their fate in the hands of their neighbors, people who are just...

The statistics nationwide show something fascinating. The most dangerous place for a woman to be in America is in a relationship.

That’s right. The old mantra that “love hurts” is true.

According to the Violence Policy Center’s 2012 report entitled American roulette: Mur...

No lawyer wants to run out on a limb and have the limb cut off. The way to prevent yourself from being placed in that embarrassing – and losing – position is to have the information that you need to properly assess your case. Time and again I have found that being bett...

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