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April 3, 2013

TELLING IT LIKE IT IS – IT’S GOOD TO BE KING

You have to admire the British ability to tell it like it is.  Late in 2010, the English equivalent to our SEC shut down, and froze […]
March 31, 2013

DUMB LAWS

Like California, Florida’s constitution is easy to amend – too easy sometimes.  It takes relatively few signatures for an initiative to make it on the ballot.  […]
March 26, 2013

THREE TAX GUYS – AN ILLUSTRATION

Some time ago I published a post explaining that businesses (or individuals for that matter) may well need three tax guys depending on the circumstances.  The […]
March 24, 2013

THE INSANITY, I TELL YOU, THE INSANITY

The putative heir left out of a will may easily exclaim how the recently deceased must have been insane.  Yet the bar to prove that a […]
March 22, 2013

ATTORNEYS’ FEES ROLLER-COASTER

In the U.S. justice system, each side pays its own attorney.  This is unlike most countries in Continental Europe, for example, where the loser pays the […]
March 17, 2013

HOW HIGH CAN YOU GO?

Frequent watchers of Law and Order might still be hearing that frequent phrase ring in their ears: “On the sole count of the indictment, how do […]
March 15, 2013

DOES THE PRODUCT YOU SOLD HAVE A WARRANTY?

If you sold a tangible product, and no-one said anything about any warranty, you may think that what you sold is not under any sort of […]
March 14, 2013

MEDICAL PRIVACY ENABLED

Every request for a sick leave, every legitimate medical exam for a physically demanding job, any lawful drug test, and so on and so forth, has […]
March 10, 2013

PEOPLE SAY THE DARNDEST THINGS

Here comes a man telling a judge that he was the victim of racial discrimination, because he was fired after being disciplined, and a co-worker from […]
March 8, 2013

TWO DIRTY WORDS

There should be no two words in the English language more odious to our Republican ideals than “sovereign immunity.”  This doctrine is a relic of old […]
March 3, 2013

I FEEL BETTER NOW

A law firm known for putting out a lot of TV advertising recently had me worried.  In one commercial, someone appears on camera to say something […]
February 28, 2013

IF A TREE FALLS IN THE FOREST…

And no-one is there to hear it fall, does it still make noise? The same can be asked about a lawsuit. Sometimes, one may fairly ponder […]