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Testing for Junk Science in the Discovery Process

04/4/2016
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What is the “Daubert” standard supposed to test? Daubert v Merrill Dow Pharmaceuticals, 509 US 579 (1993). Daubert and the Federal Rule of Evidence 702 are intended to allow the court to act as a gatekeeper in keeping “junk science” away from jurors. The theory, I suppose, is that jurors […]

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Denial by Jerry Jones: Link between CTE and Professional Football

03/29/2016
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An all too familiar campaign of denial. It seems like every week a different retired football player from the National Football League publically reveals their private struggles with post-football related health issues, and particularly those attributable to Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, or CTE.  CTE is a progressive degenerative disease found in […]

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Body Cameras — Restoring Important Public Trust

03/28/2016
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With the recent enactment of body camera legislation, Florida has taken an important first step in stemming the erosion of public confidence in law enforcement– but more must be done. Few can seriously doubt that behavior is likely to improve when it occurs under the watchful eye of a camera lens […]

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What is a Board Certified Attorney in Florida?

03/25/2016
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I was asked recently by a friend what it means to be a Florida Bar Board Certified Trial Lawyer. It is a very valid and important question. What is the difference, for example, between someone who markets himself as a “trial lawyer” and someone who is a “Board Certified Trial […]

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