Courtroom Observation for law Students

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This paper contains an observation from a competition that was held by Liberty University. In the courtroom Observation four law students argue the case of White vs. O’Malley’s Tavern. The original case (case number 82A04-8876-CB285) has gone before the United States District Court in Northern Indiana. In the case Mrs. White is asking that O’Malley’s Tavern be held liable for her husband’s death, while O’Malley’s Tavern is stating that they should not be held liable for the incident. This paper will discuss the argument for both sides, if summary judgment should be allowed, and how courts are viewed in the Christian Worldview. In the case of White vs. O’Malley’s Tavern (case number 82A04-8876-CB285)Mrs. White is asking that the bar be held liable for her husband’s death. Mrs. White and her husband were involved in a car crash with someone who had been drinking at O’Malley’s Tavern. Sadly, the crash killed Mrs. White’s husband. What is interesting about this case is that Mrs. White knows the person that had the collision with them that caused her husband’s death. Mr. Hart, the other person involved with the crash, was an ex boyfriend of Mrs. White. The situation began at O’Malley’s Tavern where both Mr. Hart and Mr. and Mrs. White were at. Mr. Hart was not there with Mr. and Mrs. White and seemed to be disturbed by their presence. In the courtroom observation it was discussed that Mr. Hart was still a bit bitter over the breakup and that this may have fueled his drinking even more. The lawyers for Mrs. White are claiming that the bar should be held responsible for allowing Mr. Hart to get as intoxicated as he was and have the crash in the first place. However, the bartender is claiming that he never seen any signs that Mr. Hart was too drunk. Mrs. White claimed there was an incident where Mr. Hart was too drunk to walk so he tripped over a pool cue and fell. However, Mrs. White also says that the bartender did not witness this event. She says that by the time the...
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