Monthly Archives: June 2011

The “W” Words of Direct Examination

By Benjamin E. Zuckerman As any trial lawyer knows, direct exams are often more difficult than cross.  During cross-examination you are in charge.  You make the witness tell your story by asking her leading questions that let you control the

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Posted in Trial

Cash as Contraband. Technology Makes Money Obsolete

Everyone is  using  the internet for buying and selling: a seemingly limitless marketplace. Recently, a company Square, founded by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, created an “app” which allows individuals and small businesses to accept credit cards for transactions simply by using a smart phone or tablet, without

Posted in Prosecution & Defense

10 Things a Lawyer Should Never Say in a Social Setting – Cocktail Party Chatter

Many lawyers have a tendency to brag about their work over cocktails with just about anybody who cares to listen.  It is a combination of ego and selling.  Recently, I was a faculty panel member at a PA Bar Institute program entitled “Cocktail

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Posted in Privilege
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Hayes Hunt concentrates his practice in the representation of individuals, corporations and executives in a wide variety of federal and state criminal law and regulatory enforcement matters as well as complex civil litigation. Hayes is a partner in the firm's Commercial Litigation Department as well as its Criminal Defense and Governmental Investigations Group.
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