DOAR’s own Dr. Roy Futterman weighs in on a Libor Manipulation trial in the New York Times. DOAR has conducted extensive empirical research in this area, and will be releasing new critical insights in the coming days.
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DOAR’s Roy Futterman, Ph.D. has joined the project as a Jury Consultant Advisor.
The Civil Jury Project is led by Stephen Susman of Susman Godfrey LLP and Professors Samuel Issacharoff and Catherine Sharkey and was created to research the decreasing use of civil juries as a method for resolving disputes, to encourage public discussion on this issue, and to provide recommendations for increasing the use of civil juries nationally. The project has enlisted distinguished federal and state judges, academics, attorneys and jury consultants as advisors. It recently...Read Full Article >
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 >