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Welcome to the 'law blog' of Pratt-Thomas Walker. In addition to regular updates and news from our practice areas, partner, Andy Gowder, holds court on 'Grounded' - a special topic area dealing with land use rights and other matters.

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Trust, but Verify?

“Trust, but verify” was used by President Reagan in describing his dealings with the Soviet Union.  Interestingly, it was a Russian proverb, “doveryai, no proveryai” (Russian:  Доверяй, но проверяй) and had been frequently used by Lenin. It could also serve as a succinct statement of the law of reasonable reliance in fraud cases when a […]