Trial Magazine

2017 October—Seeking Justice

Volume 53, No. 10

Trial’s October issue shines a light on efforts to help ensure justice. Hear from Benjamin Crump, who represented the families of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown; learn how to protect plaintiffs who are undocumented immigrants; and get a behind-the-scenes account of lawyers uniting to challenge the travel ban. Also: Meet the 2017-2018 AAJ officers.

Theme articles

  • Q&A: The fight for a better America
    Benjamin Crump interview, by Diane M. Zhang
  • Protecting undocumented clients
    April A. Strahan
  • Joining together
    Christopher S. Hamilton
  • Escape the "genesis" trap
    Laurie Higginbotham

Also Featured

  • AAJ Officers 2017-2018
  • The Brief October 2017

President's Page

  • Justice for all
    Kathleen Nastri

Verdicts & Settlements

  • Snowmobile guide's negligence leads to tour participant's death
  • Deprivation of due process
  • Tractor-trailer makes unsafe lane change
  • Improper lookout
  • Motorist strikes teen skateboarding in crosswalk
  • Failure to maintain fence
  • Failure to properly align switch
  • Failure to protect plant engineer from asbestos

On the Hill

  • Standing up for retirees
    Gabe Lezra

Good Counsel

  • Tracking down the data
    Dustin Herman
  • Starting out right
    Catelyn McDonough

Question of the Month

  • What's the most meaningful praise you've received in your legal career?

Tech Brief

  • Locking down internet security
    Daniel J. Siegel

Justice in Motion

  • Congressman Kennedy speaks at Leadership Luncheon
  • Focus group your case
  • Trial lawyers recognized


  • Experiencing Other Minds in the Courtroom
    by Neal Feigenson, reviewed by Thomas D. Penfield


  • The lighter side of the law