YOU’RE ON JURY DUTY. NOW WHAT?

RothLawLawsuits

If you have been selected for jury duty, a New York Times headline might have grabbed your attention.  It said that “Jury Secrecy Doesn’t Apply if Bias Taints Deliberations.” This is inaccurate, if for no other reason that there is no such thing as jury secrecy.  Once the verdict is announced, jurors are free to tell one and all what … Read More

WHAT IS YOURS IS MINE

RothLawGovernment Agencies, Lawsuits

A Chinese-American restaurateur wished to purchase a second restaurant.  For reasons that are not known but do not matter either, he decided to keep the down payment of $75,000 in cash at his place of business.  A federal agency found it during a routine inspection and decided that such an amount in cash had to be nefarious.  The Feds seized … Read More