Legal Authors

Read blog contributions from our Thomson Reuters Legal authors. They literally wrote the books on the most important legal topics for today's law practice.

Jury Awards $248M for Wrongful Deaths Due to Hyundai Right Steering Buckle Defect

September 2, 2014 by Jury Verdicts

Olson v. Hyundai Motor Co. (Mont.Dist.) Jury Awards $248M for Wrongful Deaths Due to Hundai Right Steering Buckle Defect … Read More

Today in 1957: Strom Thurmond ends his record-breaking 24 hour filibuster

August 29, 2014 by Jeremy Byellin

On August 29, 1957, Strom Thurmond ended his filibuster against the 1957 Civil Rights Act after 24 hours and 18 minutes -- the longest filibuster to date. … Read More

Selling yourself as a law firm associate

July 16, 2014 by Adam Gropper

There is no substitute for doing good work. However, to be a successful associate, you also have to take the time to thoughtfully highlight your accomplishments. … Read More

Consumer Protection in the World of Broadband Data Services

September 2, 2014 by Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

News reports suggest that some broadband data subscribers may not be getting their money’s worth. … Read More

Same-sex marriage returns to the Supreme Court

August 28, 2014 by Jeremy Byellin

Going into the Supreme Court's 2014 October Term, there are four separate petitions requesting the Court to tackle the issue of the constitutionality of state same-sex marriage bans. … Read More

Changes in Washington Practice (#19) / Family Law Appeals

August 27, 2014 by Ferd H. Mitchell

This complex issue of appeals has been addressed in the family law context by Scott J. Horenstein in the 2013-2014 pocket parts to Family and Community Property Law, volumes 19 to 21 of Washington Practice. … Read More


Social Media is Discoverable

Social media website materials may be subject to production just as material from a personal diary may be discoverable.

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