Category Archives: G. Retainers and legal fees

Escaping from justice by boat? Better take a look at this

From the uber-estimable and uber-funny Kevin Underhill on his Lowering the Bar blog: As we’ve discussed before (see, e.g., this and this and also this and this too), if you’re even going to try to flee from the authorities via … Continue reading

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Does the winner in a lawsuit get his legal fees reimbursed by the loser?

In this case, yes. Source: Kentucky Must Pay $224,000 After Dispute Over Same-Sex Marriage Licenses – The New York Times Remember Kim Davis? No–you couldn’t have forgotten her! On the most abominably petty level, you (like me, confession) had to … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin and “actual malice”

This news (below) was to be expected. Thing is, people who sue for defamation should first grasp the definition of defamation. So now I’m musing over whether Palin’s lawyers weren’t able to explain “defamation” to her, along with the likelihood … Continue reading

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