Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility


Mark Levison
Jun 23, 2021

Commentary: All Those Columns Ago

The simplest and truest of all sayings may be “time goes by fast.” What was now apparently long ago, I penned columns for my law school newspaper, and as a young lawyer wrote columns for local bar publications and the ABA. I eventually syndicated the Levison Group’s Under Analysis columns with talented writer/lawyers Charles Kramer, […]

Jun 16, 2021

Filed, argued and under submission to the court of public opinion

Do you remember those television shows where suddenly, years later, it turns out that all the episodes you’ve been watching were just someone’s dream, and never really happened?

Jun 9, 2021

Commentary: Please Exit Through the Gift Shop

At the risk of a spoiler without a spoiler alert, the Under Analysis that you have grown to know and tolerate is changing.

Jun 2, 2021

Commentary: Get Older or Die

After one of my early jury trials, a juror came up to talk to me. I know this was a long time ago because I have less than zero desire to talk to a juror after a trial now.

Jun 1, 2021

Trends in M&A: Post-closing purchase price adjustments and indemnification claims

A recent study published by SRS Acquiom focused on purchase price adjustments and indemnification claims based on an analysis of 574 private-target transactions that took place during the period from Q3 2018 through Q3 2020.

Patrick Berry
May 26, 2021

Commentary: In Search of a Caretaker

I have spent a lot of time recently reflecting on this past year, including the incalculable ways the pandemic has changed our realities and upended our lives.

Mark Levison
May 19, 2021

Commentary: Packing the court?

In 1929, the devastating pandemic and the “War to End All Wars” were recent historical memories, while the excesses of the Roaring Twenties and the subsequent stock market crash were as real and nagging as an ingrown toenail.

May 5, 2021

Commentary: NFTs, IP and the mysteries of history

Unless you have been sleeping under a rock lately, you have most assuredly heard of “non-fungible tokens,” also called NFTs.

Joseph E. Martineau
Apr 28, 2021

Commentary: Public access to electronic court records in Missouri

Courts have long recognized that their proceedings and records are open to the public and closed to public scrutiny only in exceptional circumstances.

Spencer Farris
Apr 14, 2021

Commentary: Video Killed the Radio Lawyer

I am no stranger to technology in a law practice or a courtroom.

Patrick Berry
Apr 7, 2021

Commentary: The day we became parents 

A few days ago, karma reared its ugly head and took its revenge. What follows is an hour-by-hour account of what Laura and I now refer to the as “The Day We Became Parents.”

Mark Levison
Mar 31, 2021

Commentary: The terms, they are a’changing

I never thought anybody could make me feel old. After all, “age is a state of mind,” and you’re “only old if you think you are.” As I have mentioned before, I recently tried a case against an old friend who kept reminding me, “[I]t’s a young man’s game.”

Latest Opinion Digests

See all digests

Top stories

See more news