Tag Archives: Appellate Specialist

Addressing the “Consolation Prize” – A Dilemma For Appellate Advocates

One more note on National Gas Pipeline Co. v. Justiss is appropriate. The Texas Supreme Court held that the landowners had failed to present admissible evidence that the permanent nuisance caused by the defendant had diminished the value of their property. Normally, the loss of such a “no-evidence” point leads to the appellate court reversing … Continue Reading

Why A Fresh Analysis Matters in Litigation

Most litigators, whether trial lawyers or appellate specialists, are regularly asked to estimate the chances of a particular case result. So you can imagine the reaction in the legal blog world when four professors — Jane Goodman-Delahunty, Maria Hartwig, Par Anders Granhag and Elizabeth F. Loftus — published a study concluding that many lawyers may not … Continue Reading