Ep 5: Wrongful Death Suit of Claud “Tex” McIver & North Korea UN CISG Signing

Segment 1: The Legal Wire

Prominent Athens, GA lawyer John Noell discusses the attention-grabbing, headliner case of Claud “Tex” McIver, famed Atlanta attorney who was convicted of felony murder of his affluent wife, Diane Smith and is now being sued for his wife’s wrongful death by her estate. He recently argued before the GA Court of Appeals that the case should be dismissed since only he has the right to sue himself under the law. Does the law support his contention?

Segment 2: Your Legal Travel Guide

In this episode, with Georgia on our minds, we are traveling to the Peach State, where whistling while you work the graveyard shift and cussing over phone may be illegal.

Segment 3: International Spotlight

João Ribeiro-Bidaoui, First Secretary of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, gives us his insight into the historic signing by North Korea of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, an event that he was closely involved with when he worked at the United Nations UNCITRAL.

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