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Attorney must act with common courtesy and civility

Sep 2, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Attorneys are required to act with common courtesy and civility at all times in their dealings with those concerned with the legal process.

First Amendment right to play ventriloquist

Sep 1, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Simply because the government opens its mouth to speak does not give every outside individual or group a First Amendment right to play ventriloquist.

Mail is presumed to ordinarily arrive on time

Aug 31, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Mail is presumed to ordinarily arrive on time.

Witnesses employed in making and handling of condensed milk can be experts on transporting milk

Aug 28, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Witnesses employed in making and handling of condensed milk can be experts on transporting milk

Being a “sailing master of a boat” doesn’t make one an expert on plumbing

Aug 27, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Being a “sailing master of a boat” doesn’t make one an expert on plumbing

Establishing and Maintaining a Corporate Records Management Program

Aug 26, 2015 By: Ed Dietel

Improving an existing Corporate Records Management Program or establishing a new one in a new organization are two radically different challenges.

Jury doesn’t need an expert to tell it whether wind or snow caused roof collapse

Aug 26, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Jury doesn’t need an expert to tell it whether wind or snow caused roof collapse

Attendee of ten-day training on gambling devices qualified as an expert on video poker

Aug 25, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Attendee of ten-day training on gambling devices qualified as an expert on video poker

Cookie company founder could testify as expert in cookie industry

Aug 24, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Cookie company founder could testify as expert in cookie industry

Female prison guards can watch male inmates in the shower if they forego a shower curtain

Aug 21, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Female prison guards can watch male inmates in the shower if they forego a shower curtain

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