My colleague Jessica Grant is quoted in a story in this morning's Recorder (subscription required) about the injunctive relief phase of the Wal-Mart trial, which began on Monday. According to the story, "the outcome of the injunctive relief phase could offer a rare glimpse into what measures a court might be willing to impose on a recalcitrant company. .... 'Even today, after the jury in this case found Wal-Mart liable for punitive damages, Wal-Mart continues to violate specific provisions of both the California Labor Code and Industrial Welfare Commission Wage Orders,' the plaintiffs contend in their brief." Jessica was also quoted yesterday in a Bloomberg News story picked up by the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, and other outlets.
Because my trial date was just continued last Friday, I had a rare free morning on Monday and I decided to attend a half-day of the trial (something I was unable to do last year during the entire three-month damages phase). As a completely objective observer, I thought Jessica's presentation was very impressive.