Winston partner Tom Melsheimer and Dallas Judge Craig Smith recently published a book discussing the importance and effectiveness of juries in deciding disputes. TLB interviewed Melsheimer about the book and attacks on the jury system.
In this chapter of their recently-released book, Tom Melsheimer and Judge Craig Smith argue that closing arguments, while important and dramatic, aren’t necessarily the most important phase of a trial.
The lawsuit that alleges the aircraft manufacturing giant stole trade secrets from an insurance company that had proposed creating a private alternative to the Export-Import Bank, the U.S. government’s official credit agency.
Litigation writer Natalie Posgate has the story of a defendant who couldn’t stop fibbing, even under oath.
Steve Sumner has set records for historical civil rights verdicts and worked on cases that are the inspiration to many books and movies.
A federal judge slapped major sanctions on the City of Houston for violating discovery rules and destroying evidence in a class action lawsuit alleging the city violated thousands of Houstonians’ rights.
An East Texas jury ruled the Chinese telecom giant that manufacturers Android smartphones willfully infringed on five patents related to wireless communications technology.
Lawyers at Dallas firm Caldwell Cassady Curry scored an $8.2 million patent verdict in Wisconsin against DePuy Synthes.
The one-time business partners are in the middle of a nasty breakup, fighting in court over non-compete agreements and whether 7 Point used confidential NRG information to sell electricity for rival companies.
The digital age has opened the door for all kinds of things to constitute as evidence, but an old-fashioned business deal signed on a cocktail napkin scored a win for Dallas attorney Brian Hail over the weekend.