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Check Your Mail-In Ballot

Posted by Dev Sethi | Oct 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Early voting in Arizona has started and voter enthusiasm is high. Already local officials have reported higher than average numbers of ballots being returned.  

September 2020 Newsletter

Posted by Matt Schmidt | Sep 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Our September 2020 has arrived! Our attorneys cover the following topics: 'Court Says School May Be Liable for the Off-Campus Murder of a Student' by Ted Schmidt 'Remote Depositions Are Here to Stay & Why I'm All for It' by Dev Sethi 'Jury Trials in the COVID Era' by Peter Akmajian 'Has a S...

Torts—Proximate Cause in Dramshop Action

Posted by Ted A. Schmidt | Sep 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

Torts—Proximate Cause in Dramshop Action Torres v. JAI Dining Services Inc., No. 1 CA-CV 19-0544 (App. Div. I, July 16, 2020) (J. Winthrop) WHERE DRIVER BECOMES INTOXICATED AT BAR THEN DRIVES HOME, SL...

Evidence: Sham Affidavit Doctrine

Posted by Ted A. Schmidt | Sep 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

Evidence: Sham Affidavit Doctrine Perdue v. La Rue, No. 1 CA-CV 19-0657 (App. Div. I, September 3, 2020) (J. Howe) SHAM AFFIDAVIT DOCTRINE REQUIRES COURT TO DISREGARD AFFIDAVIT FILED IN CONTRADIC...

Restitution Caps and Victim’s Rights

Posted by Ted A. Schmidt | Aug 06, 2020 | 0 Comments

Restitution Caps and Victim's Rights Slayton v. State, No. CR-19-0118-PR (August 4, 2020) (J. Brutinel) CAP ON AMOUNT OF RESTITUTION DEFENDANT MAY BE LIABLE TO PAY IN PLEA AGREEMENT WITHOUT VICTIM'S CONSENT VIOLATES VIC...

Evidence—Machine Produced Video Not Hearsay

Posted by Ted A. Schmidt | Jul 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Evidence—Machine Produced Video Not Hearsay State v. Stuebe, No. 1CA-CR 19-0032 (App. Div. I, June 30, 2020) (J. Morse) AUTOMATED E-MAIL & MACHINE PRODUCED VIDEO NOT HEARSAY BECAU...

Missing Money?! Unclaimed Property?!

Posted by Dev Sethi | Jun 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

The State of Arizona sent me a check for $60.84 this week. It was for unclaimed money that was owed to me, and for one reason or another the entity that owed me the money sent it to the state for my benefit.  This is not a tax refund or other governmental benefit. It is money that was due to me...

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