Arizona Judge Tricked Into Censoring Legitimate News

29-Year-Old Megan Welter, Iraqi war veteran and Arizona Cardinals cheerleader.

Without Notifying Media Organizations, Judge Ordered Dozens of Articles to Be Removed From the Internet Former Arizona Cardinals Cheerleader Used Legal Maneuverings to Fool Local Judge Into Ordering Legitimate News Stories to Be Taken Offline; Public Citizen Calls for Order … Continue reading

Corboy & Demetrio Secures $1 Million in Death of Infant at Illinois Home Day Care

Corboy & Demetrio of Chicago has secured a settlement of $1 million for Katlyn McDaniel, Special Administrator of the Estate of Tessa McDaniel, her 3 ½-month-old daughter who died on November 15, 2016 at Tender Hart’s Family Home Care Learning … Continue reading

Reflecting on access to justice

Like so many others, the legal profession faces an uncertain future with regards to how technology can make it easier for more Americans to get the help they need. A recent seminar at Stanford University examined how lawyers may need … Continue reading

Law Firm Social Media is a Waste of Time, and Here’s Why

By Jayne Navarre. Attorneys were slow to catch the social media wave. But once it looked safe to go into the water—the firm next door was doing it—a majority followed. Legal marketers got busy setting up a firm presence on … Continue reading

Cosby’s legal woes will continue

Bill Cosby

Despite a hung jury in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial in Pennsylvania, there’s no end in sight to his legal woes. “If the court allows more accusers next time to testify, it might make a difference,” said attorney (and National … Continue reading

Bad legal precedent in texting suicide case?

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Does the punishment of a Massachusetts woman convicted of killing her boyfriend with texts encouraging suicide fit the crime? Some legal experts say the verdict sets a bad legal precedent. More analysis in this story at USA Today.

Donald Trump Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

Robert Mueller

Reprinted from the Blog for Arizona Wednesday was Donald J. Trump’s birthday. Late in the day the Washington Post delivered a birthday card to the president, verifying that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating him for obstruction of justice. Special … Continue reading

Democrats in Congress Sue Trump Over Foreign Business Dealings

Constitution

Reprinted from the Blog for Arizona Nearly 200 Democratic members of Congress filed a federal lawsuit (.pdf) on Wednesday accusing President Trump of violating the Constitution by profiting from business dealings with foreign governments. The plaintiffs — believed to be … Continue reading

Supreme Court’s Decision Leaves Minority Communities and Poor People Vulnerable to Predatory and Abusive “Debt Buyer” Industry

Kristen Clarke, president and executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law issued the following statement regarding today’s Supreme Court decision in Henson v Santander Consumer USA Inc. finding “debt buyers” not subject to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: “Today’s … Continue reading

Adult Supervision is the #1 Way to Prevent Playground Injuries

John Romano of The Romano Law Group in Lake Worth, FL.

By John Romano, a member of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), at least 200,000 children age 14 or younger are treated in emergency rooms each year for playground-related injuries. More than 10 percent … Continue reading