Blog Posts in 2010

Taking Stock of Reactionary Laws

This column is about “reactionary laws” – not laws that are a part of some right-wing conspiracy, but laws that are enacted as a reaction to shocking news stories. The message to ...
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An American Gestapo

Pursuant to existing law, in the middle of the night, government agents can demand entry into your home, break down your door and forcibly remove family members. They can take them away to a secret ...
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When Kids Get Injured

There is a special set of laws that apply when kids get injured. If they are involved in an accident caused by another party they can receive monetary damages. However, with few exceptions, payments ...
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Hurry Up and Wait

One of the most frustrating things for an attorney and client is the length and expense in bringing a civil case to conclusion. Because of the backlog of cases and the priority of criminal over civil ...
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Worker's Compensation - Who does it Protect?

In recent years many businesses have complained about worker’s compensation laws. They don’t like the fact that the insurance is mandatory, that rates go up when there are claims, and that ...
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