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May 6, 2013

LAW IS COMPLICATED. EVEN MEDIATING IS COMPLICATED.

There is a nasty rumor out there that lawyers are not popular people.  The most some people will give us is that we are a necessary […]
May 5, 2013

WHY PEOPLE VOTE

In this day and age of rather polarized politics, supporters of each side have been heard to wonder just what those who voted for the other […]
April 30, 2013

INSTANT GRATIFICATION

A person or company who knows that they disagree with another about the meaning of a legal document may think they are in a bind.  How, […]
April 28, 2013

A NEW KIND OF CHARACTER EVIDENCE

In many trials, the question comes up as to when and how to introduce “character evidence,” which is to say evidence that this or that person is a […]
April 24, 2013

APPELLATE INTRICACIES

As I noted in a previous post, appellate law has its unique intricacies and technicalities.  As such, bringing an appeal in a family-law case will be […]
April 23, 2013

UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES

Poaching of African wildlife remains a problem, fueled by appetite for illegal products in Asia, especially China and Thailand.  The United States, like many other countries, is […]
April 21, 2013

VEGETABLE WARS

Amateurs of reality TV may have heard of Storage Wars, Shipping Wars, or Parking Wars.  The increasing interest in vegetable gardens and other homegrown, healthy goodies […]
April 16, 2013

OF GUNS AND THE LAW

Congress’ consideration of a gun control law, along with several states passing stricter laws on the topic, has garnered many hours of newscast and probably hundreds […]
April 15, 2013

DUMB LAWSUITS

A couple of weeks ago we posted a Sunday Funny about dumb laws. It should be only fair to also write about dumb lawsuits and show that we […]
April 10, 2013

INTERNATIONAL TANGLES

It has become a cliché to say that we live in a global economy.  Yet we do.  A simple trip to the supermarket or a big-box […]
April 7, 2013

BLAME THE CLOWNS

It is not uncommon, while driving down a busy thoroughfare, to see someone dancing madly at the side of the road, brandishing a colorful arrow or […]
April 5, 2013

IN THE GOVERNMENT WE TRUST?

It does not take a lawyer to see that the administrative state is a pervasive presence in our lives.  The alphabet soup of federal and state […]