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Relying on Unreliable Facts

During law school and your first few years of practice, a few things are drilled in about motion practice. Near the top? Check your facts and check your cites. You may not always  have the most persuasive argument, but you always want to have the most reliable one.

Well, even the U.S. Supreme Court makes a mistake now and again.

Seeking Facts, Justices Settle for What Briefs Tell Them

(New York Times, 9/1/14)

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