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NM Court of Appeals: Attorney-client arbitration contracts must be supported by informed consent

When Ray Castillo retained lawyers to represent him in his personal injury case, he signed a contract with them which provided that “[s]hould any dispute arise, Client and Attorney agree to submit their dispute to arbitration.” When Castillo later sued … Continue reading

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Does Ted Cruz’s legal work in New Mexico mean he’s a hypocrite? Nope.

Yesterday, David Corn of Mother Jones Magazine published the following article: “As a Lawyer, Ted Cruz Defended Huge Jury Awards. As a Politician, He Opposed¬†Them.” The article describes Ted Cruz’s involvement in two New Mexico appellate cases while in private … Continue reading

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