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    What should you do when your opponent cites authority in a motion or brief that appears directly on point? Panic. Actually, you have a better option—read my article on countering adverse authority. My article at the Lawyerist.com identifies six ways to refute adverse authority. If all six methods are inapplicable and the adverse authority is binding on a key issue, you are in trouble. Consider settling your claims.

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