The Quest for Justice
"There are some falsehoods that are so emotionally inflammatory that they
impede the jury's ability impartially to evaluate facts and adjudicate a
With these words the Massachusetts Court of Appeals struck down a $22.5
million judgement levied against Mt. Ivy Press and Jane Daniel. Yet,
inexplicably, the Court allowed the judgement for Vera Lee to stand. "Where
a jury is determined to be unable to dispassionately and impartially
evaluate the evidence offered, then any verdict from that jury, for or
against any party, is fatally flawed," stated Mt. Ivy's attorney, Joseph M.
Orlando. On that basis, Orlando & Associates will seek direct Appellate
Review from The Supreme Judicial Court.
Full opinion in Mt. Ivy vs. MishaDefonseca