The Judicial Council has published a database of Court of Appeal decisions from 2014 to 2023, but in a format that is a little difficult to interrogate. I’ve taken the data and made it available here in a format that makes it easier to search and analyse.
I’ve been following the FTX Trial in New York and it has made for interesting (if sometimes cringeworthy) reading. There are numerous ways to follow the trial, and to learn more about the background, and I’ve collected some of those sources here together with some background information.
The Court of Appeal has recently confirmed the general principles applicable to discovery applications and ‘discoverability’, and has further confirmed that in appropriate circumstances a defendant may obtain discovery of a plantiff’s post-accident records.
A recent controversy in a Manhattan court has highlighted the risks for lawyers when using ChatGPT. Here’s a summary of the issue and some of the points that are now… Read More »Who’s to blame? ChatGPT or the Attorney?
Where a plaintiff sustains multiple injuries, how are damages to be assessed? How is ‘uplift’ to be calculated? Is there a limit on the amount of ‘uplift’ that can be awarded?
In this article I look at (i) the legislative presumptions which come to the aid of the prosecuting authorities in cases of this type, and (ii) the sentence guidelines that can be extracted from the caselaw to date.