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A witness in a judicial or quasi-judicial proceeding enjoys an absolute immunity from civil suit for his words and actions relevant to the judicial proceedings

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September 23, 2013 at 8:02 pm

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In the event the court formally makes findings regarding materially false income tax filings, it must formally report the findings to the appropriate authorities

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September 17, 2013 at 5:38 pm

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The test of an expert witness’s competency in a malpractice action is whether he or she has sufficient knowledge of professional standards to justify the expression of an opinion

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September 17, 2013 at 5:14 pm

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That evidence is self-serving only goes to its weight, not its admissibility or its worth at the summary judgment stage

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September 13, 2013 at 8:15 am

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A video-recorded statement must be replayed in open court under the direct supervision of the judge

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June 18, 2013 at 3:54 pm

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The marital communications privilege

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June 9, 2013 at 10:57 am

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The crime-fraud exception to the attorney-client privilege

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June 9, 2013 at 10:54 am

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Collateral estoppel and other issue preclusionary doctrines do not preclude a person in a civil proceeding from taking a position inconsistent with his guilty plea

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June 6, 2013 at 6:36 am

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A court may draw a negative inference when a party does not call an available witness that the party reasonably might have been expected to call

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May 2, 2013 at 9:24 am

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The missing-witness inference

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April 6, 2013 at 1:32 pm

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