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In a now deleted video of a live domestic abuse pre-trial hearing, viewers were able to see one of the main concerns of virtual/remote court proceedings play out in real time. Extreme threat to personal safety and security was at stake, and it was the quick thinking of the prosecutor and the police that brought it to a safe resolution. While taking testimony from a domestic abuse victim in a Brady Bunch like Zoom meeting, a screen view that has become familiar to most of us, the prosecutor became concerned that the defendant was in the same location as the…
Insurance: Assessment of Reasonableness of Refusal to Consent to Settlement By Insurer Where Insurer Has No Duty to Defend Apollo Education Group, Inc. v. National Union Fire Ins. Co., No. CV-19-0229-CQ (February 17, 2021) (J. Bolick) https://www.azcourts.gov/Portals/0/OpinionFiles/Supreme/2021/……