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Jurors, trial judges, and arbitrators have grown to expect that lawyers will use technology in the courtroom to help present the evidence. As a result, lawyers must know how to manage the trial exhibits, demonstrative aids, and other visuals to be used at trial in an electronic environment.
Steve Larson begins his review of Show the Story, The Power of Visual Advocacy, “After having read numerous uninspiring text books about trial advocacy while in law school, many lawyers are reluctant to read, let alone purchase, another book on trial advocacy. Show the Story is a book that should cause trial lawyers to re-examine …
Keil Mueller discusses the effect of the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act of 1998 (“SLUSA”) on Oregon Securities Law claims, and how – in certain cases – plaintiffs may avoid removal of their claims to federal court and preclusion under SLUSA. Reprinted from the Litigation Journal with the permission of the Oregon State Bar.
Until this year, individual consumers and many businesses in Oregon had no remedy against manufacturers who drove up the price of goods by colluding with competitors to set inflated prices. The Oregon Legislature has rectified this with a statute that becomes effective January 1, 2010.