Though this is slightly off topic, the Lance Armstrong imbroglio certainly provides some lessons for what constitutes an effective apology but more importantly what makes an effective witness during a trial


Two weeks ago, the United States Anti-Doping Agency produced its reasoned decision and literally thousands of pages of evidence outlining the doping practices of Lance Armstrong and his teammates.  That evidence included multiple affidavits from previous teammates of Lance that painted the picture of the most  regimented doping scheme seen in professional sports. If you

A society fails when it cannot protect its own children.  To me that is the bottom line from the tragedy at Penn State.  What occurred could have been prevented at so many different levels from the prosecutor to the assistant coach to the coach, there is plenty of blame to spread around.  The criminal justice

After filing a lawsuit against Texas Tech and then being fired, Mike Leach relocated to Florida and continued with his breach of contract lawsuit.  The amended petition (or complaint from those outside of Texas) sheds a little more light on the facts giving rise to his firing and claims.  

Last week, the depositions of

Joe Torre’s recent memoir concerning his stint with the Bronx Bombers has prompted some in Yankee circles to suggest the need for non-disparagement clauses for players and managers.  Typically, non-disparagement clauses appear in settlement and severance agreements.  The idea is that in exchange for money a former employee will not bad mouth his or her