Monthly Archives: August 2012

Secret thoughts from the jury panel

            Forty people shuffle into the courtroom.  They take assigned seats, which correspond to their names on a diagram.  They look serious and a little intimidated. Voir dire begins – the question-and-answer process by which the biases and beliefs of … Continue reading

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Setting priorities in the workers’ comp law

There will probably be legislation on workers’ compensation next January.  The interesting question is whether any controversial – and important – issues will see the light of day. Workers’ compensation legislation often originates from the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council, a … Continue reading

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