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Depression in law school: Impostures and Socrates

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The stats are alarming: Before entering law school, a student is just as likely to have experienced depression as any other adult in the general population (about 7 percent). After one year of law school, 32 percent ...

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Borrowing and the art of trial advocacy

BOSTON – Whether you are just starting out or an experienced hand, you should take every opportunity you can to watch other lawyers try cases. When a trial lawyer stands up in open court, the lawyer is not only pleading ...

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‘Scared’ virtual currency mining witness must testify before SEC

BOSTON — It’s surely no fun getting grilled by lawyers from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. But Carlos R. Garza insists he was positively “frightened” when he was called to testify at the SEC’s regional office in Boston on ...

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Harassment by third parties can create exposure

A recent decision by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Freeman v. Dal-Tile Corp., serves as a reminder that employers can potentially be held liable not only for sexual or other harassment perpetrated by their own employees, but also for harassment carried out by third parties, such as employees of customers, vendors or other business associates.

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