The amendment allows defense to rebut proposed amount.
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The article offers differing viewpoints on the new Civil Rule 51(a) adopted by the Supreme Judicial Court last December. Rossi supports the change, saying “Some judges have required disclosure in advance, other judges have allowed defense counsel an opportunity for rebuttal, and some judges have done neither. The new rule brings some clarity to the process, which makes trials more consistent and predictable.”Share with your network: