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Rethinking the Purpose of the Criminal Justice System – Part I

By Dr. Gary Deel

What is the purpose of the criminal justice system? In the first part of this series, learn how the system is focused on punishment and vengeance, which makes it very difficult to implement restorative justice practices. 

Expert Witness Chronicles: A Vegas Hotel Room Fall – Part II

By Dr. Gary Deel

Read the conclusion of a lawsuit against a hotel for a slip-and-fall accident. Learn why it's so important for hotels to be proactive about maintenance in order to avoid such cases of negligence.

Expert Witness Chronicles: A Vegas Hotel Room Fall

By Dr. Gary Deel

In the first part of this series, learn about the case of a woman who slipped and fell on a puddle of water in her hotel bathroom. Is the hotel negligent by default because of the source of the water?

Expert Witness Chronicles: What Other Hotels Can Learn from Assault and Battery Lawsuit

By Dr. Gary Deel

In the final article in this series learn how the lawsuit ends. What lessons can other hotels learn about how to conduct its operations?

Expert Witness Chronicles: Investigating the Security Protocol at the Hotel

By Dr. Gary Deel

In this phase of the litigation, investigators evaluate the operation of the hotel's security team and department. Should security personnel have known the accused officer was not at his assigned location?

COVID-19 and Respecting Expertise When It’s Most Crucial

By Dr. Gary Deel

Unfortunately, some people have responded to the coronavirus outbreak by hoarding supplies while others have dismissed the severity of the virus. Here's why it's so important that everyone abides by the expertise of medical professionals.

Expert Witness Chronicles: Were Hotel Security Cameras Properly Monitored?

By Dr. Gary Deel

In this part of the litigation, lawyers investigate the hotel's security infrastructure. Did security officers competently live- monitor surveillance cameras? If so, why didn't they identify the suspicious behavior of an officer and stop him before he assaulted a young man?