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Trial Magazine

Trial is AAJ's award-winning magazine for attorneys, law professors, judges and others in the legal community. Trial brings readers news of the latest legal trends and developments, informative articles about civil law practice, coverage of recent verdicts and settlements in a wide range of practice areas, and commentary and analysis on emerging legal issues.

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2020 July—Equality and Accountability

Volume 56, No. 7

This month, Trial explores equality and accountability: Read about hurdles in equal pay cases, uncovering pretext when employers retaliate, and holding cruise lines liable for passenger sexual assault. Also: A primer on business interruption insurance claims.

Cover image: PROSTOR/Shutterstock

Theme Articles

  • Dig Deep for Pretext
    Matthew J. Wayne
  • Jumping 5 Hurdles in Equal Pay Cases
    Lori E. Andrus
  • Assault at Sea
    Ira H. Leesfield and Adam T. Rose

Also Featured

  • Helping Business Owners Weather COVID-19
    Patrick Luff

President's Page

  • All In for the Future
    Bruce H. Stern

Good Counsel

  • Navigating the 'Full Catastrophe' With Mindfulness
    Brenda Fingold

Verdicts & Settlements

  • Failure to provide accessible automated external defibrillator
  • Improper placement of crosswalk
  • Failure to activate police lights, siren
  • Negligent supervision of school children at public pool
  • Negligent performance of heart transplant
  • Negligent passing leads to fatal head-on crash
  • Failure to check blood sugar before driving
  • Improper lookout
  • Failure to monitor sex offender living at apartment complex

Question of the Month

  • How are you, your colleagues, and your staff supporting each other during the coronavirus pandemic?

Justice in Motion

  • Trial Lawyers Helping in the Wake of COVID-19

On the Hill

  • Advocacy During a Pandemic
    Susan Steinman


  • Books


  • The lighter side of the law