It’s sometimes difficult to explain to a judge how a statute applies to your set of facts. Without cases to make sense of written laws, statutes can just lay there doing nothing to help you. In litigation, your job is to persuade a judge to rule in your favor in hearings and at trial. To do this, you want to fill in the gaps left by the statute.
What’s the latest in litigation news? Delaware has a new mandatory course for landlords on evicting their tenants. A pro se litigant doesn’t let his finances keep him from suing an insurer. And the Bundy brothers in Oregon irritate a federal judge by defending themselves at trial.