There are few more sensitive issues in litigation than asking a Judge to recuse him/herself. No Judge believes he bears any bias that would affect his rulings. But, in very rare situations, litigants will have to file the appropriate motion. Do not do it the way Alina Habba did it. Ms. Habba responded to one

I previously wrote a post about emotional outbursts at trial here. Emotional reactions to testimony are strictly forbidden in every courtroom. Donald Trump has managed to get away – sort of – with some outbursts. But, this will not last.

Apparently, Me. Trump decided to attend his civil fraud trial in New York when

Once again, Trump lawyers give us a master class in how not to litigate. Donald Trump was sued in New York civil district court for civil fraud. Attorney General James claimed the Trumps perpetrated fraud among lenders when they vastly overstated the value of their holdings. A couple of days ago, the judge presiding over

I have written about the Trump election lawyers, including Rudy Giuliani here and here. I expressed amazement that so many lawyers were willing to risk their law licenses advocating frivolous election claims. And, now the other shoe has dropped. A Washington D.C. attorney Bar committee has recommended that Rudy Giuliani be disbarred. It is

The nine pro-Trump lawyers from the Detroit election lawsuit have been sanctioned. I previously wrote about these sanctions here. In a court of appeals decision, the Sixth Circuit found that the lawyers, Sidney Powell and others, had lodged a “whole raft” of baseless claims alleging hostile foreign governments had accessed Dominion voting machines.

The

We are all intrigued by the possibilities of Artificial Intelligence. But, what happens when AI goes crazy? One lawyer in New York City will soon find out. The lawyer who represents the plaintiff in Roberto Mata v. Avianca, Inc, Steve A, Schwartz, a lawyer with 30 years experience, submitted a brief that was partly

I think as lawyers and advocates, we are always tempted to engage in some hyperbole and take a potshot or two at the judge. But, after a couple of years, most of us learn how to deal with that temptation. Not one lawyer in Chicago named Calvita Frederick. Ms. Frederick represented a woman who failed