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Court: Can Officials Be Sued For False Testimony?
Posted on 22 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court will decide whether government officials who testify falsely while acting as a complaining witness have absolute immunity from civil lawsuits . The high court on Monday agreed to hear an appeal from Charles Rehberg... Read More

Mark R. Vespole on Townsend v. Pierre
Posted on 26 May 2015 by Mark Vespole

In “Mark R. Vespole on Townsend v. Pierre, 221 N.J. 36 (2015),” the commentary initially observes that in Townsend v. Pierre , the New Jersey Supreme Court issued what, at first glance, could be viewed as a routine decision regarding an interpretation... Read More

New York Court Of Appeals Signals Legislature To Review Video Teleconferencing At Criminal Trial
Posted on 10 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

By Michael S. Quinn "Courtrooms . . . cannot sit idly by, in a cocoon of yesteryear, while society and technology race towards the next millennium." The next millennium is now. In 2004, Live Video Teleconferencing (VTC) testimony of an... Read More