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Settlement not enforceable until reduced to writing

    Abel v. Town Sports International Holdings Inc. U.S. DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK January 12, 2011 Judge Cote Abel's Dec. 22, 2009, Title VII action against Town Sports International Holdings Inc. alleged bias and defamation. Settlement negotiations occurred from Aug. 23, 2009, until Abel's lawyer informed
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ART/Contract Law Update

Richard Green (Fine Paintings) v. McClendon A Recent U.S. DISTRICT COURT, SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK decision wherein Emails between parties are sufficient to form a contract (and satisfy Statute of Frauds Requirement) September 16, 2010 Art dealer plaintiff was paid $500,000 in 2007 by defendants toward a painting's $4.2
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Common Mistakes on Direct Examination

Ben Rubinowitz and Evan Torgan 12-28-2010 While many trial lawyers focus on the excitement and challenge of a strong cross examination, these same lawyers often overlook the importance of a strong direct examination. While it is true that cross can be exciting, it is also true that a powerful direct
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