Section Newsletter Articles From Hon. Eugene G. Doherty

Stipulation versus guilty plea: Are both admissions? By Hon. Eugene G. Doherty Civil Practice and Procedure, August 2017 It is likely that most defendants who stipulate to the underlying facts rather than pleading guilty do so on the advice of counsel, and specifically with the intention of avoiding an admission which might be used against them in a civil case. But really … can it be that easy?
Affidavits and claims of privilege—The final word for now By Hon. Eugene G. Doherty Civil Practice and Procedure, November 2013 The following is Judge Eugene G. Doherty’s further reply to Mr. Balzer’s response from our October issue, which, absent new case law, will be our last word on this subject for a few months.
Follow-up on the article By Eugene G. Doherty and David J. Balzer Bench and Bar, November 2013 A reader's comments on the article, "Does an Affidavit Really Prove a Privilege,” and reaction to those comments from the article's author.
Follow-up on September article By Eugene G. Doherty and David J. Balzer Civil Practice and Procedure, October 2013 A reader's comments on the article, "Does an Affidavit Really Prove a Privilege,” and reaction to those comments from the article's author.
Iain Johnston: Our new Federal Magistrate Judge By Eugene G. Doherty Federal Civil Practice, September 2013 Learn more about Magistrate Judge Iain D. Johnston, who has been selected to succeed P. Michael Mahoney in the Western Division of the U.S. District Court for the Northern Division of Illinois. 
Letter to the Editor By Hon. Eugene G. Doherty Tort Law, December 2012 A reader's response to “Authoritative texts: Expert witnesses are allowed to read to the jury the contents of inadmissible scientific and medical literature as the basis for an opinion” which was published in the November issue of this newsletter.

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