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Binding Trial Attorneys by Their Opening Statements

, New York Law Journal


Jeff S. Korek and Abraham Z. Melamed write that although the theory is rooted in a U.S. Supreme Court decision more than 130 years old, it is a decision that has never been overturned, and is aged like a fine wine, ready to be trotted out and showcased in an argument that attorneys should be bound at trial by their opening statements.

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