Jon R.

Legal Implications of Digital Footprints in Personal Injury Cases

April 17, 2013

At 11:49 pm on April 2, 2013, online magazine Gawker posted a video on their website of a violent mugging that occurred in a Brooklyn subway station on March 9, 2013. The video, released by police earlier that day, showed a woman in a stairwell being attacked and robbed. Viewers of the video watch in helpless horror as […]

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The Origins and Implications of Summary Jury Trials in Personal Injury Cases

April 11, 2013

In the early 1980s, District Judge Thomas D. Lambros devised the Summary Jury Trial (SJT) as a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) for cases pending in the Northern District of Ohio.  It was essentially a practice trial lasting no more than one day, and heard before a jury of six chosen via voir dire […]

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