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  • July 25, 2020 – New York, NY – DOAR, the nation’s leading trial consulting company, today released important findings from a new study that measured the perceived prevalence of discrimination and harassment in the workplace and the effects on jurors’ attitudes toward employment cases alleging the specific wrongdoings. The results indicate overwhelmingly that many factors come to bear—including political beliefs, personal experience, and the #MeToo movement—on how jurors will evaluate the context in which employment lawyers advance case themes on their clients’ behalf.

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  • Expert testimony at trial presents unique challenges to both the expert and the examining attorney. The expert is tasked with teaching complex material to a group of “students” with widely varying levels of education, comprehension, pertinent experience and yes, interest. The students give no feedback, the consequences of a teaching mistake can be significant, and there are people waiting for the opportunity to attack at the first sign of weakness.

    The attorney’s job is to help the expert overcome and thrive in these challenges. It is no small task...

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    February 26, 2020, New York, NY – DOAR, the leading global consulting firm providing critical insight and strategic advice to lawyers on complex legal disputes, today announced significant growth in 2019 driven by high profile white collar criminal defense cases, multi-billion-dollar civil cases and intellectual property disputes involving emerging technologies.

    DOAR continued to be involved in the most complex, high profile white collar criminal cases in New York, California, Illinois and New Jersey.  These include cases alleging spoofing, bribery, wire fraud, money laundering, political corruption and accounting fraud.  Growth...

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  • By Natalie Gordon, M.A., DOAR analyst

    Recently, we have heard stories in the media being described as instances of “restorative justice.” But sometimes an alleged example of restorative justice will not encompass all the core principles of restorative justice, or will conflict with the principles of our criminal justice system. Some recent examples may help illustrate what restorative justice is — and is not.

    In October, President Donald Trump arranged a meeting at the White House for the family of Harry Dunn, a British teenager killed in...

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