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Representing unpopular clients

November 30, 2022

Charles Burnham, Harvey A. Silverglate BridgeTower Media Newswires As attorneys involved in representing people accused of committing crimes, naturally we are both acutely aware of several provisions of the U.S. Constitution. The Fifth Amendment provides ...

'Consensus' is a hard act to understand in '12 Angry Men'

November 30, 2022

Samuel Damren This is the final commentary in a three-part series on “12 Angry Men” and Phil Rosenzweig’s recent book “Reginald Rose and the Journey of 12 Angry Men.”  The focus in this commentary is on building consensus. In ...

Long 'Journey' of 'Angry Men' is a master class

November 30, 2022

Samuel Damren This is the second commentary in a series on “12 Angry Men.” The focus of this commentary and the next will be the group dynamics identified in the drama by author Phil Rosenzweig in “Reginald Rose and the Journey of 12 Angry ...

Diversity, inclusion and the journeys of a disabled attorney

November 30, 2022

Gary C. Norman BridgeTower Media Newswires Disability would be more integrated into society if it were recognized as a major factor of the social fabric alongside all the other attributes and characteristics that make up a diverse society. Disability is unique ...

Tips for divorced or separated parents worried about paying for child's college education

November 30, 2022

Paul J. Tortora Jr. BridgeTower Media Newswires One of the most significant events in a young person’s life is the decision to go to college. However, if you are a divorced or separated parent, you might be uncertain about what obligations may exist ...

Discipline and discharge: Best practices for avoiding litigation

November 30, 2022

Nick Ball and Bruce Garrett BridgeTower Media Newswires Disciplining and terminating employees are realities of doing business, but by adhering to certain practices, employers can help reduce the risk of costly litigation. Discipline or termination, often ...