Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Supreme Court’s Confrontation with Forensic Evidence: Williams v. Illinois

by:  Hayes Hunt and Calli Varner On June 18, 2012, the Supreme Court came down with a fractured 5-4 decision disrupting long-standing 6th Amendment Confrontation Clause precedent as it applies to forensic evidence.  Williams v. Illinois, No. 10-8505 (June 18,

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Juror Misconduct & Bias – Social Media Investigation

by:  Hayes Hunt and Jonathan A. Cavalier Use of social media to explore the histories and potential biases of a jury pool is relatively new, but it is rapidly gaining in popularity. While voir dire can be an effective tool

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Uses of Social Media for Corporate Counsel – Investigating & Defending Claims

by: Hayes Hunt and Jonathan A. Cavalier By now, most litigators have bumped up against at least one or two social media issues in their practices. Social media has become a hot-button discovery issue and a potential source of valuable

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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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