When an Arm is a Gun, and More, in the April/May NWLawyer

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What’s in a name? If it’s in a courtroom setting, everything.

What’s in a name? If it’s in a courtroom setting, everything. In the April-May issue of NWLawyer, we look at the pivotal nuances involved in courtroom language interpretation and the three critical steps attorneys can take to make sure nothing is lost in translation.

We also go over security vulnerabilities in Washington courthouses and new rules aimed at making courts safer. Do those rules go far enough?

We entertain a legally straightforward, but politically tricky, thought experiment on reconfiguring state lines and populations to more equitably distribute state power.

And if you think you won’t get selected for a jury just because you’re a licensed legal professional, one attorney is here to explain that it can happen, and he’s got the in-depth tale of a five-week-long, high-profile murder trial to prove it.

Read these articles and much more in the latest NWLawyer, arriving in mailboxes soon and ready to read online now.