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    New California Law Seeks To Root Out Juror Bias, But What Would Calvin H. Higbie Say?

    The right to a jury trial in criminal cases is guaranteed by the Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and by Article I, Section 16 of the California Constitution.  Implicit in the requirement of a jury is the idea that the jurors will...

    Legal History, Samuel L. Clemens, AB 1541, Calvin H. Higbie, Kalra, Roughing It, voire dire

    Something Appears To Be Awry With California's Insider Trading Statute

    I trust that by now most quotidian readers of this blog should be familiar with Corporations Code Section 25402 which declares insider trading to be unlawful.  Although the statute has been on the books since the enactment of the Corporate...

    California Securities Laws, Corporate Securities Law, Samuel Clemens, Insider Trading, Mark Twain, Roughing It, Section 12, Section 25401, tarantulas