Vince Warbler, who teaches a seminar in corporate litigation at the law school (but who has never actually tried a case) joined our table at the Brief Bag. He started talking about what makes a good trial lawyer.“Angus,” he said, “I am certain that you and I are … [Read more...] about Matters of Timing
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In the neighborhood of the also-abandoned St. Cyril Church, the tract—if not redeveloped—could someday add significantly to the acreage devoted to urban agriculture. Photo by James Griffioen.It’s a warm day in April, and Skip Wiener is showing off the crown … [Read more...] about Plowing Over: Can Urban Farming Save Detroit and Other Declining Cities? Will the Law Allow It?
Cleveland lawyer David Eduard Mills was warned that he probably wouldn’t get very far into his oral argument at the U.S. Supreme Court before receiving a question from the bench. On Monday, it was a matter of eight seconds.“I’m sorry to interrupt so … [Read more...] about Cleveland Solo Takes His Civ Pro Case Before the Justices
If anyone is in a position to explain the essence of what makes Jim McElhaney tick, it might well be Steven J. Miller.After starting law school at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., Miller transferred in 1979 to Case Western Reserve University School of Law in his native … [Read more...] about The World of McElhaney: Jim McElhaney Closes the Book on a Storied Career, But Angus Lives on
Jim McElhaney’s 25-year run as Litigation columnist for the ABA Journal will come to a close next fall. During those years, McElhaney’s straightforward advice on trial practice became one of the most popular features in the magazine. In this podcast, ABA Journal … [Read more...] about McElhaney Reveals the Real-Life Influences Behind Character of ‘Angus’