Necessity of Understanding Rules of Procedure In Court Filings

March 19, 2017

Nanko Shipping v. Alcoa 15-7070 demonstrates the necessity of understanding the rules of procedure when you file a case. In Nanko the plaintiff filed and action alleging Alcoa had breached a contract to ship a certain percentage of bauxite using ships sailing under the Guinean flag. When Nanko acquired the…

No Impeachment Of Jury Verdict Rule Reversed BY Supreme Court

March 15, 2017

Prosecutors in Colorado brought criminal charges against Angel Peña­Rodriguez in 2007 alleging that he had sexually assaulted two teenage sister in the bathroom of a Colorado horse racing facility. The girls told their father, and identified the man as an employee of the racetrack. The police located and arrested petitioner…