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11 Lawyers file same motion nationwide.

posted by James Haggerty  |  February 6, 2006

From the Phil. Inquirer: Cheltenham lawyer Thomas Griffin has made the Caribbean nation his cause – in a controversial report and in his practice.By Gaiutra Bahadur, Inquirer Staff Writer It was more a PR stunt than a practical legal maneuver. Attorneys in 11 cities filed the same sermonlike motion on Jan. 19, pleading with U.S….


Writer Says Ex-Chief of HealthSouth Paid for Positive Coverage

posted by James Haggerty  |  January 19, 2006

Here’s a fascinating glimpse into the underside of using communications during litigation. This appears to me to be the equiavalent of “walking around money” during a political campaign. Can it be long before this sort of technique catches on — manufacturing “grassroots” interest in a litigant the same way you would a political candidate or…