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July 8, 2013

AFTER THE DELUGE

The Supreme Court’s decisions on same-sex marriage have generated a deluge of commentary by many people on both sides of the issue.  Long after the rhetoric […]
July 7, 2013

FRIVOLOUS LAWSUITS

Adding to the collection of frivolous lawsuits we occasionally bring you…. … A student sitting in the school’s hallway stood up and bumped her head on […]
July 4, 2013

HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY

Happy Fourth of July from the Roth Law Firm! This is the most patriotic and uncontroversial Holiday and not the stuff of litigation.  This is not […]
June 30, 2013

EQUAL RIGHTS FOR ALL ROBOTS

A recent blog talked about the notion of corporate personhood and what rights corporations as such do or do not have, compared to an individual.  That […]
June 28, 2013

UNIONS’ SHADOWS

The National Labor Relations Act is typically thought to apply only to relationships between unions and corporations.  (It also imposes a duty on unions to deal […]
June 26, 2013

ACTIONS AND THEIR CONSEQUENCES

Three years ago, the Supreme Court considered the case of José Padilla.  Mr. Padilla was born in Honduras in 1950, immigrated to the United States at […]
June 23, 2013

THE HARD LIFE OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Making an apology and writing an essay on the life of Andrew Jackson is cruel and unusual punishment.  Really. Or so high school students required to […]
June 21, 2013

POWER TO THE STATE!

That administrative agencies have a pervasive presence in our lives is undeniable.  That is a reason why our firm offers to represent businesses and professionals facing  […]
June 18, 2013

A LITTLE BIT OF RATIONAL THOUGHT

Last Monday’s opinions from the Supreme Court did not make much headlines because no case was decided that includes the names Fisher, Windsor or Perry, the […]
June 18, 2013

TORT REFORM PART II

I recently posted a blog that explained the limits that have arisen against asserting or receiving punitive damages.  Those limits remain controversial on both sides of […]
June 16, 2013

BARKING UP THE WRONG TREE

America’s funniest videos and its various spinoffs are proof that animals can be funny.  That remains true even in law. Or maybe their owners’ stubbornness is […]
June 12, 2013

WHAT RIGHTS FOR CORPORATE PERSONS?

When a group of people gather to form or work for a corporate entity, the group itself (ie the corporation) does not have the same constitutional […]