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The closing argument - a perspective

August 4, 2022

Paul Mark Sandler BridgeTower Media Newswires The purpose of the closing argument is to incite jurors or a judge to render the decision you request. It is not about impressing listeners with your eloquence. According to the apocryphal tale, when listeners ...

Hypocrisy finds unwelcome home at Jan. 6 hearings

August 4, 2022

Berl Falbaum I know I have ranted about the following before but, I’m sorry, I need to say it again: I don’t believe I have ever seen so much hypocrisy in one venue (the January 6 Select Committee hearings) even by the standard in our politics. And ...

Continuing to build toward greater diversity, equity and inclusion

August 4, 2022

Stephen Scott and Robert Parker BridgeTower Media Newswires Approximately four months ago, I had the privilege of making a once-in-a-lifetime call to a pro-bono client regarding his admission to the bar. The case in question involved a 1992 decision by the ...

A short-sighted view proved very costly in long run

August 4, 2022

Berl Falbaum Progressives, particularly women, who now bewail four years of Trump corruption, lies, an insurrection and, most important to them, the reversal of Roe v. Wade, might look in the mirror. They have no one to blame but themselves. Come again? That’s ...

Steps for businesses ready to run with remote work options

August 4, 2022

By Stephen Scott BridgeTower Media Newswires Three days a week, I tie my shoes, throw on an oversize backpack with a change of clothes, and start my run to work. It is a meditative process that is utterly exhausting. Candidly, the only reason I am able to ...

Family Matters: Avoiding mistakes when dealing with Friend of the Court

August 4, 2022

By Marie E. Matyjaszek Navigating family law through the courts has a reputation for being slow, complicated, and gender favorable. Part of this is because family law is, by its nature, messy. It is made up of litigants who are good people going through the ...