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    2019 AB Watch: Legal & Exemption List Posts Only

    Once you make a criminal referral (or try to), you've opened Pandora's box by interjecting someone else's discretion into the decision-making process. For allegations of sexual assault, that can be particularly dangerous because a prosecutor could decide that your client's version of what...
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    2019 AB Watch: Legal & Exemption List Posts Only

    In my practice, I've had to deal with some of these issues before, including securing undisclosed settlements and dealing with clear attempts at extortion. Based on the usual playbook, there are a few things at play: The accuser's entire leverage to negotiate an undisclosed settlement is to...
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    Sons, Sam, and Horn, L.L.P.: Brady Case LEGAL ISSUES Only

    With all due respect, this does not prove that what I've said about Berman is wrong. It depends on what you are actually referring to in collecting your statistical sample. Do those stats include courts outside the SDNY? Do they include cases that have been dismissed for lacking jurisdiction...
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    Sons, Sam, and Horn, L.L.P.: Brady Case LEGAL ISSUES Only

    A rate of 78% affirmance is low for an SDNY judge. 78 plus 8 is only 86. That means in 14% of the other cases, the court is sending back (remanding) to Berman for some reason or doing something else, like vacating the decision.
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    Sons, Sam, and Horn, L.L.P.: Brady Case LEGAL ISSUES Only

    I think that Mahoney's view of what will happen is what the league's view of the law is and is the reason why the league decided to appeal in the first place. I've also heard that the league is convinced Brady is guilty because his phone was destroyed and thus was willing to overlook all of the...