A US Appeals Court ruled that the United States government has to return 10 rare gold coins worth tens of millions of dollars to the family from which they were seized. The rare, 1933 Double Eagle coins were provided to the government for authentication by the family of Israel Swift after they were found in a safe where they presumably sat for decades. Virtually every Double Eagle gold coin that was minted was melted down when the government went off of the gold standard. In seizing the coins, the...Read Full Article >
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By John G. McCabe, Ph.D.
I was at a conference recently and overheard a discussion among a small group of older male lawyers. They were complaining that the associates in their firms, particularly the female associates, did not seem to have the same powerful work ethic as they did when...Read Full Article >
New York – NEW YORK – Trial strategy consulting firm DOAR announced today that Jo Ellen Livingston has joined the company’s ranks as a Managing Director in the trial consulting practice.Dr. Livingston is one of the country’s most experienced and respected jury consultants having consulted on over 800 cases over the past 25 years. She has provided trial strategy consulting, pre-trial research, witness preparation, jury selection and trial observation in white collar criminal, mass tort, products liability, environmental, intellectual property and a wide range of commercial litigation matters for... Read Full Article >