November 2017





Out with the Ancient and in with the New: 2017 Changes to Federal Rule of Evidence 803(16)

Written by: Jillianne Pierce Articles and Online Editor, American Journal of Trial Advocacy In modern litigation it is not uncommon to see trial lawyers use various forms of electronic evidence in court proceedings. As a result of the proliferation of digital information over recent decades, courts have gradually allowed the…


Worthy v. City of Phenix City: Standing to Challenge the Constitutionality of a City’s Process for Contesting Traffic Citations Issued by Photographic Traffic Signal Enforcement Systems.

Written By: Harrison R. Jones Member, The American Journal of Trial Advocacy On October 6, 2017, the United States Court for the Middle District of Alabama granted the Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(1),[1] finding that the Plaintiffs did not have standing to claim a…