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Equal accesss to justice
Equal accesss to justice

The ability of any person to have equal access to justice is a lofty concept which, while uniformly embraced in theory, has often been viewed as unattainable in practice. Imbalances, inconsistencies and i...

Equal Access to Justice is Attainable

The ability of any person to have equal access to justice is a lofty concept which, while uniformly embraced in theory, has often been viewed as unattainable in practice. Imbalances, inconsistencies and i...

Evidence in Family Law
Evidence in Family Law

Judges who preside over family law cases will tell you: family law is different. Given the high percentage of self-represented litigants in family law cases (upwards of 90% of cases having at least o...

Ruling on Forensic Evidence in Family Law Cases

Judges who preside over family law cases will tell you: family law is different. Given the high percentage of self-represented litigants in family law cases (upwards of 90% of cases having at least o...

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evidence-ear

Judges and attorneys must have an “evidence ear.” Trials are communication — using language and visual aids to elicit testimony from a witness via a question, to convince jurors or a judge of the prop...

Evidence in the Courtroom: Developing an “Evidence Ear”

Judges and attorneys must have an “evidence ear.” Trials are communication — using language and visual aids to elicit testimony from a witness via a question, to convince jurors or a judge of the prop...

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