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July 20, 2006

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Ron Miller

On Lexis, you can pull up U.S. Supreme Court briefs which vary in quality but you search by author.

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www.marylandinjurylawblog.com

Mike

Evan: Thanks for the link. By the way, I read both of the briefs you wrote and posted. I thought they excellent. Did the lawyers who hid the evidence face any discipline? Even putting aside that you had to make the conduct look as bad as possible in your brief, it still seemed like their conduct was egregious.

Evan

Mike: Thanks. In writing the briefs, I faced a few difficulties I should have mentioned when I posted about them originally: (a) It's practically impossible to get a new trial in Missouri for the reasons we were putting forward in our argument, so we faced an uphill battle and (b) although we were aided in this effort by the egregiousness of what had transpired, it had to be set out very plainly so that I didn't lose the judges by engaging in overstatement.

As for my opposing lawyers, they were absolved by the court's opinion, which included this line: "There are no facts to support a finding of misconduct of counsel."

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