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2010-08-24 17:18:38

Laughter can play key roles in group communication and group dynamics "“ even when there's nothing funny going on. That's according to new research from North Carolina State University that examined the role of laughter in jury deliberations during a capital murder case. The researchers were given access to the full transcript of jury deliberations in the 2004 Ohio trial of Mark Ducic, a white male charged with two murders and 30 additional counts, largely related to drug violations....

2010-08-02 07:30:00

DALLAS, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- An appellate court has overturned a lower court ruling and opened the way for Luminant Energy Company LLC (f/k/a TXU Portfolio Management Company, L.P.) ("Luminant") to recover millions of dollars in damages from wind farms owned by NextEra Energy (f/k/a FPL Energy) that promised but did not deliver the required amount of wind-generated electric energy and renewable energy credits. The Dallas Court of Appeals also affirmed the lower court's ruling rejecting...

2010-05-19 11:32:00

LYNBROOK, N.Y., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- DOAR Litigation Consulting LLC supported the Plaintiffs and their team in obtaining a landmark verdict for the class of 5,600 current and former female employees of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation before Judge Colleen McMahon in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. The law firm representing the class was Sanford Wittels & Heisler LLP. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100519/NY07613LOGO ) On May...

2010-04-07 09:13:00

NEW YORK, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Five minutes was enough time for a jury to reach its verdict in favor of a Manhattan ophthalmologist who had been wrongly sued for malpractice, according to the state court of appeals, which last Tuesday threw out the appeal, with costs. The plaintiff had sought to appeal a tersely worded decision issued in December by the Appellate Division, First Department, which had also ruled the jury's quick deliberation had not undermined the plaintiff's right to a...

2010-03-23 08:33:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has reinstated an appeal filed by John R. DePhillipo, former Chief Executive Officer of GeneLink Biosciences, (GNLK:OB) and his wife Maria. The appeal had been dismissed by an order from the same court on February 18, 2010. The Superior Court also ordered "The Prothonotary to list the matter for argument before the first available panel." Originally, DePhillipo and his wife filed suit against GeneLink and GeneWize, a...

2010-03-22 12:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has reinstated an appeal filed by John R. DePhillipo, former Chief Executive Officer of GeneLink Biosciences, and his wife Maria. The appeal had been dismissed by an order from the same court on February 18, 2010. The Superior Court also ordered "The Prothonotary to list the matter for argument before the first available panel." Originally, DePhillipo and his wife filed suit against GeneLink and GeneWize, a wholly...

2010-03-10 15:48:00

TORONTO, March 10 /PRNewswire/ - Today, a panel for the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a revised opinion in i4i v. Microsoft which affirms the August 11, 2009 Final Judgment by The Honorable Judge Leonard Davis that ruled in favor of i4i and found that Microsoft had wilfully infringed i4i's U.S. Patent # 5,787,449. Loudon Owen, Chairman of i4i, says, "The appeals court has again upheld the lower court's decision in its entirety. In addition, it issued a more...

2010-03-05 07:15:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Veritext, the established leader in providing deposition and litigation support services, today announced the launch of the Veritext Exhibit Management Solution (XMS), the first and only digital solution for managing exhibits before, during and after the deposition. XMS is an end-to-end digital solution that provides a complete database of exhibits, control over exhibit numbering, and remote access to the exhibits anywhere, anytime. In addition...

2009-12-11 12:17:00

DETROIT, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A Federal Court jury today rendered a verdict for $1,275,000 against Kenneth Raznick, a Detroit area real estate developer. The suit was filed by Richard Greenwood against Raznick for breach of an email contract to market and sell web phones in the United States. The case, Greenwood v. Raznick, Case No. 2:05cv73553, was tried to a jury before the Honorable Arthur Tarnow. Mr. Greenwood asserted that under the agreement, Mr. Raznick and Mr. Greenwood...

2009-11-23 09:27:00

Full Disclosure Network(R) Video News Report (9 min) WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Full Disclosure Network(R) presents a nine minute video news report on what has been described as a "bombshell cover-up" by Federal and State Court Judges in the civil contempt of court case of prominent Anti-Trust Attorney Richard I. Fine who is being held in L.A. County Central Men's jail in solitary "coercive confinement." The video is available at the URL:...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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