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Trial Magazine

Trial is AAJ's award-winning magazine for attorneys, law professors, judges and others in the legal community. Trial brings readers news of the latest legal trends and developments, informative articles about civil law practice, coverage of recent verdicts and settlements in a wide range of practice areas, and commentary and analysis on emerging legal issues.

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2018 November—Access to Justice

Volume 54, No. 11

This month, Trial focuses on protecting access to justice. Read a Q&A with former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson and her attorney on opposing forced arbitration in sexual harassment cases, an overview of new amendments to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23, stories of plaintiffs fighting for their day in court, and more. Also: using video evidence in fetoscopic surgery cases.

Cover image: ESB Professional / Shutterstock

Theme articles

  • Stand Up to Forced Arbitration: Q&A With Gretchen Carlson and Nancy Erika Smith
    Interview by Kate Halloran
  • Unveiling the New Class Action Rules
    Gary E. Mason and Jennifer S. Goldstein
  • Sidebar: Participate in the Process
    Susan Steinman
  • An Uphill Climb: Justice Delayed
    Mandy Brown and Kate Halloran
  • Sidebar: Advocate and Athlete Speaks to Trial Lawyers
  • An Uphill Climb: Against the Odds
    Kate Halloran
  • An Uphill Climb: Banding Together
    Mandy Brown
  • Advocate for the 7th
    Matthew Hass
  • Sidebar: Pound Judges Forum Held on State Courts and Constitutional Rights

Also Featured

  • The Brief November 2018
  • Caught on Camera
    Jeffrey B. Killino

President's Page

  • The Threads of Justice
    Elise R. Sanguinetti

Verdicts & Settlements

  • Mishandling of tanker cars filled with natural gasoline
  • Malicious prosecution, deprivation of due process
  • Sex discrimination, sexual harassment
  • Failure to pay overtime wages
  • Negligent operation of garbage truck
  • Failure to provide camper with life jacket
  • Negligent entrustment
  • Negligent operation of dump truck
  • Reckless driving near intersection
  • Failure to conduct safety inspection

On the Hill

  • Glimpses of Bipartisanship
    Susan Steinman

Good Counsel

  • The Domino Theory and Proximate Cause
    Edward P. Capozzi

Question of the Month

  • Is there a lesson from a law professor that has stuck with you?

Tech Brief

  • Turn the Tables on ESI
    Chad S. Roberts

Justice in Motion

  • Reuniting Families
    Diego Rodriguez Interview, by Kristen A. Lango
  • Learn From Legends in NYC
  • A Civil Discourse
    Mandy Brown

Books

  • The Heart of the Constitution
    by Gerard N. Magliocca, Reviewed by Lisa Lee
  • Humans as a Service: The Promise and Perils of Work in the Gig Economy
    by Jeremias Prassl, Reviewed by Kristen A. Lango

Hearsay

  • The lighter side of the law