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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…

8 of 10 Accused Child Abductors in Haiti Released

Eight of the ten American missionaries charged with child abduction in Haiti have been released. The individuals were released by the presiding judge, but may need to return for questioning. They were flown back to the United States on a…

What will happen to the Americans accused of child abduction in Haiti?

10 Americans are being held in Haiti on charges of child abduction, after attempting to leave the country with 33 children, some of whom still had living family members. The majority of the group thought they were going to Haiti…

Off the hook? Former Department of Justice lawyers evade ethics review.

Two former department of justice lawyers should escape review from state bar ethics committees based on the finding of the new report that classified their actions as "poor judgment," rather than ethical misconduct. The two attorneys, Jay Bybee and John…

As Innocence Project celebrates 10 years, an exoneree-turned-lawyer reflects on its life-altering impact

Alex De Grand, Legal Writer, State Bar of Wisconsin  Nov. 4, 2009 – Ten is the number of years of operation the Wisconsin Innocence Project celebrated in a ceremony at the University of Wisconsin Law School on Oct. 23. But there were…

Free Advice Site Challenges Lawyers to Support Pro-Bono Work

VICTORIA, British Columbia —  September 2, 2009 — AdviceScene.com will donate $50.00 and provide online promotion for any lawyer that volunteers for the Advice-A-Thon to be held on three different days in Victoria, Vancouver and Kelowna, British Columbia.  Advice-A-Thon lawyers…