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The demise of the trial lawyer

Feb 14, 2011 Court statistics show a trend away from jury trials, with disputes increasingly being settled by alternative means outside the courtroom. U.S. District courts had 5,325 civil and criminal jury trials in 2008, down from…

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Qatar opens international dispute resolution centre

Dec 15, 2010 Qatar’s prime minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani has officially opened a civil and commercial court and regulatory tribunal for the Qatar financial centre. The court, which is the final element in Qatar's…

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Australian International Disputes Centre Opens

Aug 4, 2010 The Australian International Disputes Centre (AIDC) was officially opened in Sydney yesterday. Chief executive of the Australian Industry Group, Heather Ridout, said: "Internationally, this is a major step in the…

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Lanier Law Firm expands to Europe

Oct 13, 2009 The Lanier Law Firm has created an international practice and will open an office in London in the first quarter of 2010 to expand the new practice. The firm already is handling arbitration matters in London and…

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