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According to the National Law Journal's 2018 NLJ 500 ranking of firms based on size, White & Case has 2039 attorneys and is ranked 7th in the United States.  With $1,804,200,000...
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  • July 15, 2021 | Law.com

    Law.com Litigation Trendspotter: Surveillance Video Spoliation Rulings Hold Hard Lessons for Defendants and Plaintiffs Alike

    Spoliation rulings in state and federal courts across the country over the past year demonstrate the harsh consequences for defendants who fail to preserve video evidence in slip-and-fall cases—and for plaintiffs who fail to properly raise the issue of spoliation prior to trial.

    9 minute read

  • Williams v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-07-13
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Lucy Roth, (Augusta Office of the Public Defender), Augusta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Joshua Smith, Henry Syms, Jared Williams, (Office of the District Attorney), Augusta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A21A0390

    Court reverses denial of new trial motion in drug possession case where trial court erroneously denied a motion to suppress evidence

  • Grimes v. State of Texas

    Publication Date: 2021-07-05
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals | Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Court of Appeals
    Judge: Justice Rodriguez
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 08-20-00111-CR

    Appellant challenged his conviction of possession of methamphetamine in an amount of 4 grams or more but less than 200 grams.

  • June 30, 2021 | New York Law Journal

    Putting Rap Music on Trial

    As rap music is increasingly introduced in criminal proceedings across the country, New York has a unique opportunity to develop a flagship standard: a rigorous test that protects the integrity of our court system against racial bias.

    8 minute read

  • Thomas v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-06-24
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Ellington
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Bentley C. Adams, III, (Attorney at Law), Lihue, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, Mark Samuel Lindemann, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Deborah D. Wellborn, Sherry Boston, Jason Matthew Rea, (Dekalb County District Attorney's Office), Decatur, for appellee.

    Case Number: S21A0395

    Trial Court in Felony Murder Case Did Not Err by Failing to Instruct Jury on Impeachment by a Prior Felony Conviction

  • Holmes v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-06-24
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Peterson
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Patrick Gregory Sellars, Katherine Morgan Mason, Lucy Dodd Roth, (Augusta Circuit Public Defender's Office), Augusta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, Michael Alexander Oldham,, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Joshua Bradley Smith, Natalie Spires Paine, (Augusta Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), Augusta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S21A0377

    Trial Court Did Not Err in Charging Jury to 'Consider With Great Care and Caution' Felony Murder Defendant's Out-of-Court Statements

  • Davenport v. State

    Publication Date: 2021-06-23
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Bethel
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Margaret Onys Rentz, Gregory Davis Smith, (Conger & Smith, LLC), Bainbridge, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, William C. Enfinger, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Clifford Paul Bowden, (Tifton Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), Tifton, for appellee.

    Case Number: S21A0295

    Evidence Presented at Trial Was Sufficient to Sustain Malice Murder-Related Convictions; Court Did Not Err in Refusing to Charge Jury on Voluntary Manslaughter

  • Turner v. State of Texas

    Publication Date: 2021-06-21
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals | Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Court of Appeals
    Judge: Justice Pedersen
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 05-19-01328-CR

    A jury found appellant guilty of continuous sexual abuse of a child under fourteen years of age, and the trial court assessed his punishment at fifty years' confinement and a $1,000 fine.

  • Garlick v. Lee

    Publication Date: 2021-06-18
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Steven Menashi
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Petitioner-Appellee: Robert S. Dean, on the brief, Matthew Bova, Center for Appellate Litigation, New York, New York.
    for defendant: For Respondent-Appellant: Nancy D. Killian, Peter D. Coddington, Robert C. McIver, Assistant District Attorneys, on the brief, Joshua P. Weiss, Assistant District Attorney, for Darcel D. Clark, Bronx County District Attorney, Bronx, New York.

    Case Number: 20-1796

    Testimonial Autopsy Report Wrongly Admitted Via Surrogate Witness; Habeas Relief Affirmed

  • June 17, 2021 | Texas Lawyer

    Appeals Court Pauses Jury Trial As Michaels Stores Fights Spoliation Sanction

    Michaels Stores argued that it never destroyed or disposed of the shopping cart, but it was likely the cart was mixed in with 25 to 30 others in use at the store at the time.

    4 minute read

  • Alvarez-Maldonado v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-06-17
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Dillard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David Clark, (Clark & Towne, PC), Lawrenceville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patsy Austin-Gatson, Daniel Porter, (Gwinnett County District Attorney Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center), Lawrenceville, Brandon Delfunt, (Attorney at Law), Lawrenceville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A21A0463

    Evidence Was Sufficient to Support Jury Finding That Defendant Was in Constructive Possession of Methamphetamine