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Underfunded Court Systems Can Lead to a Loss of Constitutional Rights

Post by Randall Ryder State judicial systems around the country are becoming overburdened because of inadequate funding. In Georgia, Chief Justice Carol Hunstein is concerned the current system threatens the constitutional rights of civil litigants and criminal defendants. Hunstein views the…

Prosecutor Asked to Remove Ash Wednesday Marking From Forehead

An Iowa Assistant County Attorney was asked by a the presiding judge to remove an Ash Wednesday marking from his forehead. The attorney had just returned from lunch to continue with a trial. The defense attorney, after noticing the mark,…

Is Taped Testimony More Compelling Than Live Testimony?

A recent article posits that when using videotaped testimony to cross-examine a live witness, the videotaped testimony is more compelling. Richard Rollo drafted an article for Delaware Lawyer discussing the use of videotaped depositions or testimony, and says "For some…