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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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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