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Who Is This Guy Touhy, and What Am I Supposed To Be Requesting?

by Robert D. Peltz
One of the interesting aspects of being a lawyer is that you are always confronted with new situations and legal problems. Accordingly, I did not fully appreciate what I was in for at a federal court scheduling conference earlier last year when I indicated to the magistrate that I intended on deposing several National Park Service rangers who had investigated the death of my client’s son during the course of a hike at the Big Cypress Preserve. The tone of her warning, “Good luck with your Touhy request,” was ominous to say the least. My initial reaction was, “Who is this guy Touhy, and what am I supposed to request?”
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May 2012
Volume 86, No. 5
Mandatory Injunctions: The Forgotten Art of Putting the Horse Back in the Proverbial Barn by Donald A. Blackwell and Stephanie Martinez

Don’t Let the Blindfold Slip: A Guide to Judicial Disqualification — by Marcia K. Lippincott [April 2012]

Ruminations on the Relationship Between the Economic Loss Rule and Claims for Breach of Fiduciary Duty — by Thomas Wade Young (March 2012)


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