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How They Won It

Witness Testimony Powered Win Against Ex-Bolivian Prez

Law360 (April 13, 2018, 3:46 PM EDT) -- To win their case against a former Bolivian president and military minister for civilian deaths during 2003 protests, attorneys from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Harvard Law School, the Center for Constitutional Rights and Akerman LLP had to give Florida jurors a crash course in Bolivian history and culture, a move that paid off when the jury this month returned a $10 million verdict for the families of eight victims.

The attorneys representing the families of eight people killed by soldiers brought nearly two...
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