This is one of the more absurd copyright claims, and absurd responses to a disciplinary proceeding, that you'll ever see. Joanne Denison, an attorney, has a blog about the trials and tribulations of Mary Sykes, a 90-year-old "probate victim." The blog contains a number of allegations of corruption in the...... Click through to keep reading thi […]
At Greedy Associates, we love it when lawyers behave badly, whether it's a history of torture porn or dressing up like Thomas Jefferson to defend themselves from ineffective assistance claims. But an attorney "conspiring with his (attorney) wife to frame a school volunteer by planting drugs in her car," as...... Click through to keep reading t […]
The Supreme Court's latest orders list is out, with three very interesting grants. First, what happens to a convict's guns? Can a court order them transferred or sold to a buyer of the convict's choice? Second, can a Batson issue be dealt with ex parte? And in the third grant,...... Click through to keep reading this post on FindLaw.com... […]
From the "that's a terrible idea" department comes a proposed law from Pennsylvania, Senate Bill No. 508, that would allow a crime victim to obtain an injunction preventing the criminal "offender" from engaging in "conduct which perpetuates the continuing effect of the crime on the victim." This is further defined...... Cli […]
When the story of the guy who was fired from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) after complaining about his Comcast service first broke, his finger-pointing at the cable company sounded to me like insane rambling paranoia. It might be, but not only has Conal O'Rourke provided a lot of documentation to the media...... Click through to keep reading this post on […]
Last week was quite a week for FBI Director James Comey, who appeared on "60 Minutes" and at the Brookings Institute to reiterate that the government just has to have the ability to crack the encryption on mobile devices. You'll recall that Apple and Google are supporting mobile operating systems...... Click through to keep reading this post o […]
Stacy Ehrisman-Mickle took on a pair of brothers as clients in early September. Knowing that she had a six-week maternity leave coming up, she immediately filed a request to postpone the hearing. After a month, and with only a week until the hearing, Judge J. Dan Pelletier Sr. denied her...... Click through to keep reading this post on FindLaw.com... […]
Ron Klain has served as Chief of Staff to two Vice Presidents: Al Gore and Joseph Biden. He's a Democratic Party bigwig. Heck, he was even a Supreme Court clerk once upon a time. Now? Klain just been appointed to the position of Ebola "czar" (formally known as the one-man...... Click through to keep reading this post on FindLaw.com... […]
We've talked before about the ongoing "Engle-progeny" cases in Florida: The state supreme court decertified the Engle class but gave res judicata effect to a jury's determinations on causation, negligence, breach of warranty, concealment, and conspiracy findings. The individual members of the class would then have to file their own...... […]
Look, his name makes for a clever title, but much like the Kansas gubernatorial candidate who once upon a time (allegedly) got a lap dance, I still have no idea why this is a controversy. Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery looks at porn, as do 66 percent of all...... Click through to keep reading this post on FindLaw.com... […]
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