Chief Justice Rogers (ret.) was quoted regarding the importance of a diverse jury by Law360 Pulse in the article, "Conn. Task Force Stresses Importance Of Jury Diversity."
Justice Rogers, a member of the Connecticut's Jury Selection Task Force, stated on a Connecticut Bar Association webinar on April 21 that, "when I was thinking about this last night, I found it hard to find a better demonstration of why this is so important than what we have all been witnessing in Minneapolis for the last month."
The panel discussed that historically the majority of people picked for juries are white. The Chauvin trial jury was unusual in that it included a mix of white, Black and multiracial jurors.Read full article here (Subscription).
Judge Christopher Droney (ret.) authored the article, "Tips for Effective Appellate Arguments," for the "Expert Opinion" column of the Connecticut Law Tribune.
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On March 19, Partner and General Counsel Elizabeth J. Sher presented a webinar, "A Delicate Balance: Conflicts, Waivers and Consents," for NITA's studio71.
Judge Christopher Droney (ret.) and Matthew Austin co-authored the article, "The Investigation and Enforcement Landscape Under the Garland Department of Justice," for the New York Law Journal.
Michael Furey authored the article, "Joint Representations: A Blessing or a Curse?" for the New Jersey Law Journal.
Judge Christopher F. Droney (ret.) authored the article, "Strategy Moving Forward: Post COVID-19 Advice for Mediations," for the "Expert Opinion" column of the Connecticut Law Tribune.
The American Law Institute has elected 41 new members, including Day Pitney Partner Christopher F. Droney, who will bring their experience to ALI's work of clarifying the law through restatements, principles and model codes.
Day Pitney Partner and General Counsel Beth Sher was featured by Law360 Pulse in a Q&A article discussing her new position as President of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey.
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The Hartford Courant profiled Christopher Droney’s appointment as the NFL’s league arbitrator, a position in which he is responsible for resolving all contractual employment and salary disputes between players and the league.