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Litigation_1 - Litigation Do you know this woman Now do you...

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Unformatted text preview: Litigation Do you know this woman? Now do you recognize her? • http://www.youtube.com/watch • Your client tells you that her ex- employer, Naomi Campbell: • Often used vulgar, disparaging and demeaning language, including asking her, “Are all Romanians as stupid as you?” • Falsely accused her of stealing a pair of Campbell’s jeans • Kicked or punched her in the back of her head and neck when she was on her knees looking for the jeans in a closet • Threw a cell phone at her as she tried to leave Campbell’s apartment • Threatened her with physical violence if she left the apartment, so she did not leave until 2 hours later • I ssued a press release saying that I nitial Matters • Civil v. Criminal – Who brings – Purpose – Burden of proof – Consequences • Timeliness – Statute of limitations • Jurisdiction – Subject matter • Court systems – Personal • Rule 8. Gener al Rules of Pleading • (a) CLAI M FOR RELI EF. A pleading that states a claim for relief must contain: • (1) a short and plain statement of the grounds for the court’s jurisdiction; • (2) a short and plain statement of the claim showing that the pleader is entitled to relief; and...
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