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Scientific Opinions: Differences Between Federal and New Mexico Law

In a recent opinion, Acosta v. Shell Western Exploration & Production, Inc., No. S-1-SC-33884, slip op. (N.M. Sup. Ct. March 3, 2016), the New Mexico Supreme Court reversed a decision by a state district court to exclude expert opinion testimony in a toxic…

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Best Practices for Outside Counsel

Lawyers in private practice who represent corporate clients as outside counsel have regular dealings with their clients’ in-house legal teams. Outside counsel often work at the direction of in-house counsel and report directly to them on the status and developments of a…

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