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2019 September—Reaching for Inclusion & Equality

Volume 55, No. 9

Trial’s September issue focuses on inclusion and equality. Learn how racial and gender bias allegations can support your client’s national origin discrimination claims; the laws that protect transgender and gender nonconforming people; strategies for increasing law firm diversity; and more. Also: Overcoming damages table bias.

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Theme articles

  • Intertwining bias claims
    Alexis Ronickher
  • Equal protections for all
    C. Benjamin Cooper
  • Taking firm diversity to the next level
    Navan Ward Jr.

Also Featured

  • Birth asphyxia cases: the impact of cooling
    Jesse Reiter and Rebecca Walsh
  • The Brief September 2019

President's Page

  • Diversity and inclusion
    Bruce H. Stern

Verdicts & Settlements

  • Negligent operation of tractor-trailer leads to rear-end collision
  • Negligent left turn
  • Improper lookout
  • Improper training of sheriff's deputies
  • UIM carrier liable for failure to tender offer on policyholder's claim
  • Overservice of alcohol
  • Failure to fix latch on school bus emergency exit door
  • Concrete truck driver fails to heed worker's signal

Good Counsel

  • Equaling the value of justice
    Kathleen Flynn Peterson

Question of the Month

  • What morning ritual prepares you for a day at work?

Supreme Court Review

  • A mixed bag for forced arbitration
    Gerson H. Smoger and David Arbogast

Tech Bytes

  • Streamlining juror research
    Carol L. Bauss

Justice in Motion

  • Pound Symposium: The future of mass litigation
  • AAJ Education on the horizon September 2019


  • The lighter side of the law