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How Trump Weaseled Out of Live Mueller Interview and Limited His Written Responses

No, of course Donald Trump didn't answer all Robert Mueller's questions -- and of course he weaseled out of orally answering questions, notwithstanding the interview had been all set up. The Associated Press has all the details in Inside... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Law, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Robert Mueller


Trusts: How to Enforce a Trust After the Trustee Dies

My question involves estate proceedings in the state of: CA So once an estate plan is finalized, with living trust, will, healthcare directive etc how is it enforced once the trustee dies? Does the successor trustee take the living trust documents somewhere that says, we need to sell the real properties (or whatever they wish to do with them) For assets other than properties, it sounds like you just call the financial institution with proof of the living trust, to transfer the money out. Bu...
Tags: Law, Estate Planning, Administration And Probate


Trusts: How to Enforce Trust

My question involves estate proceedings in the state of: CA So once an estate plan is finalized, with living trust, will, healthcare directive etc how is it enforced once the trustee dies? Does the successor trustee take the living trust documents somewhere that says, we need to sell the real properties (or whatever they wish to do with them) For assets other than properties, it sounds like you just call the financial institution with proof of the living trust, to transfer the money out. Bu...
Tags: Law, Estate Planning, Administration And Probate


"I have for a long time believed that a person reveals at least as much when he reports what he cannot do or has never done."

"I become confused, or even distressed, whenever I find myself among streets or roads that are not arranged in a rectangular grid. ... I have watched few films during my lifetime and hardly any in recent years. ... I cannot recall having gone voluntarily into any art gallery or museum or building said to be of historic interest. I have never worn sunglasses. I have never learned to swim. I have never voluntarily immersed myself in any sea or stream. ... I have never touched any button or switch ...
Tags: Travel, Art, Movies, Law, Geometry, Nothing, Ann Althouse, Gerald Murnane


At the Thanksgiving Café...

... here. (This is an open thread, so let me show you The Althouse Portal to Amazon.) [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Amazon, Photography, Thanksgiving, Law, Cookie, Ann Althouse


A Thanksgiving bonfire at dawn: celebrating Native American resistance on Alcatraz

While most people are still asleep, thousands gather each year to remember the occupation that helped inspire the modern Native American protest movementAt 4.30am on Thanksgiving morning, the sun had yet to rise over Alcatraz Island in the San Francisco Bay. Yet more than 5,000 people were gathered in a hushed circle around a burning pyre, as Native American dancers moved and swayed in the flickering light.Welcome to the Indigenous People’s Thanksgiving Day, formerly known as Unthanksgiving Day....
Tags: Thanksgiving, Activism, Protest, California, San Francisco, Life and style, Society, US news, Indigenous Peoples, Native Americans, Alcatraz Island, Alcatraz, San Francisco Bay Yet


‘Real Lawyers Have Blogs’ gives thanks on its 15th birthday – Thanksgiving Day

Fifteen years ago today, I published my first post on this blog, ‘Real Lawyers Have Blogs’ which I call ‘Real Lawyers,’ for short these days. I had no idea what a blog was. I was interested in finding out what a web based service named TypePad was all about — something I came to understand later to be a web-based blog platform. I had read they expected to have 10,000 paying users within 90 days of their launch – those were AOL numbers in my mind.  I swiped my credit card for $4.95 a month and...
Tags: Europe, UK, London, Law, Aol, States, Lexblog, Tim Stanley, Tim, Law Society, Soby Mathew


Use and Enforcement: Who Can Enforce a Public Access Easement

My question involves real estate located in the State of Texas: There is a property with 6 lots. 4 of those are mine. 2 are the other guys. The other guy owns a main road, but in return for consideration, he dedicated it as a public access road. We maintain the road, but don't pay taxes on it. My questions are as follows - time is of the essence here. (1) Who can enforce a public access easement? For example, someone is using the road for reasons other than access. (2) Can someone install s...
Tags: Texas, Law, Real Estate Ownership And Title


Use and Enforcement: Public Access Easement - Enforcement Objection

My question involves real estate located in the State of Texas: There is a property with 6 lots. 4 of those are mine. 2 are the other guys. The other guy owns a main road, but in return for consideration, he dedicated it as a public access road. We maintain the road, but don't pay taxes on it. My questions are as follows - time is of the essence here. (1) Who can enforce a public access easement? For example, someone is using the road for reasons other than access. (2) Can someone install s...
Tags: Texas, Law, Real Estate Ownership And Title, Public Access Easement Enforcement Objection


Changes to ESA and LRT Passed, EHT Exemptions and Provincial Income Tax

1. Employment Standards and Labour Relations law changes On November 21, 2018, the Ontario conservative government gave third reading to Bill 47, Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018, effectively rolling back many employment and labour law changes brought in by the previous Liberal government Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (introduced as Bill 148). Bill 47 although passed is awaiting royal assent to become law. Most of the provisions will come into force at a later date, on Januar...
Tags: Law, Esa, Bill, Ontario, LRT, Practice Of Law, Substantive Law: Legislation, Practice of Law: Practice Management, Substantive Law, Employment Standards Act, Labour Relations Act, Bill 148 Fair Workplaces Better Jobs Act 2017, Bill 47 Making Ontario Open for Business Act 2018, EHT Exemptions, Employer Health Tax, Provincial Income Tax Act


Professional Conduct: Opposing Attorney is Nonresponsive

My question relates to legal practice in the state of: California, Los Angeles County My Attorney was in the middle of working on a settlement for ending a trust. The opposing party had agreed and their Attorney sent a contract that made no sense it was copied from a book with no proof reading. The contract spoke of not giving money to a doctor, there is no doctor involved. The contract needed correcting. After requesting corrections, the opposing Attorney stopped all comunications and no longe...
Tags: Law, Legal Practice, California Los Angeles County


Professional Conduct: Opposing Attorney Non Responsive

My question relates to legal practice in the state of: California, Los Angeles County My Attorney was in the middle of working on a settlement for ending a trust. The opposing party had agreed and their Attorney sent a contract that made no sense it was copied from a book with no proof reading. The contract spoke of not giving money to a doctor, there is no doctor involved. The contract needed correcting. After requesting corrections, the opposing Attorney stopped all comunications and no longe...
Tags: Law, Legal Practice, California Los Angeles County


Philadelphia might finally clean up its forfeiture act

“If a judge accepts the agreement, Philadelphia’s process of seizing many millions of dollars in property from innocent owners will be dismantled. Darpana Sheth of the Institute for Justice explains why” in this Cato Daily Podcast with Caleb Brown. More: Tom McDonald, WHYY; C.J. Ciaramella, Reason; Tim Cushing, Techdirt, and earlier from our long-running coverage of Philadelphia’s remarkable and outrageous forfeiture practices. Tags: forfeiture, Philadelphia
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, Philadelphia, Institute for Justice, Forfeiture, Darpana Sheth, Tim Cushing TechDirt, Tom McDonald WHYY


A Thanksgiving warning — "only bedlam, chaos, injury and death" — from Trump.

You might think he'd back off for a day, but no, the confrontation with Chief Justice Roberts rages on:Justice Roberts can say what he wants, but the 9th Circuit is a complete & total disaster. It is out of control, has a horrible reputation, is overturned more than any Circuit in the Country, 79%, & is used to get an almost guaranteed result. Judges must not Legislate Security...— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 22, 2018 ....and Safety at the Border, or anywhere else. They know no...
Tags: Law, Circuit, Trump, John Roberts, 9th Circuit, Roberts, Donald J Trump, Ann Althouse, Trump rhetoric, Trump and immigration, Trump and the judiciary, Order And Chaos


Whitetail Deer Rut Report

The post Whitetail Deer Rut Report appeared first on Deerhuntingbigbucks.com. Well, it has turned cold here in Kentucky and the whitetail deer rut report has been the same from most of my friends in different states. The bucks are moving good and chasing does hard the past couple of weeks. I’ve seen some really nice bucks being taken from several different states. Whitetail Deer Rut Report I have heard of several nice bucks being killed in Kentucky the past two weeks and all of them were chasing...
Tags: News, Kentucky, Hunting, Deer Hunting, Deer Hunting Update, Rut Action, Whitetail Deer Mating Season


NHS call handlers missed red flags before boy's death, inquest told

Father says death of Sebastian Hibberd, six, from bowel disorder was preventableA six-year-old boy died from a treatable blocked bowel disorder after his father made repeated calls to NHS call handlers and his doctor’s surgery asking for help, an inquest heard.Sebastian Hibberd suffered vomiting, diarrhoea and was in excruciating pain during the weekend before his death on Monday 12 October 2015. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Society, UK News, NHS, Plymouth, Sebastian Hibberd


Happy Thanksgiving from Construction Law Musings

It is that time of year again when I find it appropriate to reflect on the great things in my life.  As I sit here with family on this Thanksgiving Day 2018,  I have much to be thankful for.  I have a thriving construction law practice, great clients, wonderful friends and of course the best, most supportive family a solo construction attorney like me could ask for.  I also have some great readers and guest post contributors that make this corner of the “blawgosphere” (if that’s even a word anym...
Tags: Law, Announcements, Richmond VA, Happy Thanksgiving, Virginia Construction Lawyer, Virginia Construction Mediator


Musings: Moving or Going into a New Service Area, There is More to It Than Just…

Originally posted 2014-08-08 09:00:50. For this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Construction Law Musings, we would like to welcome back (again) Sean Lintow Sr. (@The_HTRC) Sean has over 20 years in the construction and project management fields. As many know he pulled up stakes and moved to the State of Illinois almost a year ago where he still focuses on the “green” / energy efficiency markets by helping builders & trade professionals to improve their methods not only locally but nationally....
Tags: Law, Marketing, Guest Post, Arizona, Green Building, Epa, Construction, Illinois, Icc, Chris, Mark, Sean, Richmond VA, United States Environmental Protection Agency, National Association of Home Builders, Guest Post Friday


4 Essential Money-Saving Items You Need in Your Medicine Cupboard

As a parent, there’s nothing worse than taking your sick child to see a doctor only to be sent home and told to return in a few days if he or she gets worse (which usually happens). We have health insurance, but a visit to the doctor is still money out of the family budget that could be used elsewhere. Two visits for the same illness is especially painful. As a nurse, I often teach parents of children to keep a small supply of over-the-counter medications to help cut back on calls to the doctor...
Tags: Marketing, Lifestyle, Insurance, Health Insurance, Frugality, Better Yourself, Saline Nasal Rinse Yes


"If you're kind of scrounging around, you're looking for something to eat on Thanksgiving, check out Starbucks."

"They really have a pretty decent Thanksgiving sandwich there to check out." [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Thanksgiving, Law, Sandwich, Starbucks, Ann Althouse, TheReportOfTheWeek


Happy Thanksgiving Open Thread

Don't forget to listen live to Arlo Guthrie at noon when radio stations across the country play the full 18 (or 22) minute version of "Alice's Restaurant." If you can't find a station, here's Boulder's KBCO. Happy Thanksgiving... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Law, Boulder, Alice, Don, Arlo Guthrie


The famine facing Yemen is a war crime – it must be investigated | Emily Thornberry

The Saudi-led coalition has deliberately targeted civilians. The UK must press for answers – not be complicit in a cover-upToday the UN security council will debate a UK-drafted resolution containing a rather gentle entreaty to the warring parties in Yemen. It will ask them to take “constant care to spare civilian objects, including those necessary for food production, distribution, processing and storage”.If that sounds like the safety instructions for a new vacuum cleaner, then welcome to the ...
Tags: UK, Law, Saudi Arabia, UK News, World news, Britain, United States, Middle East and North Africa, United Nations, War Crimes, Un, UN Security Council, Emily Thornberry, Yemen, Arms trade, Mohammed bin Salman


Polish leader suing Walesa for blaming him for plane crash

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Two of Poland’s most famous foes, former President Lech Walesa, and the country’s de facto leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, faced off in court Thursday, exchanging wry comments. Kaczynski, the powerful head of the ruling Law and Justice party, is suing Walesa for blaming him in social media posts for the 2010 plane […]
Tags: News, Justice, Law, Poland, Kaczynski, Warsaw Poland, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, Lech Walesa, Walesa, Nation & World


Self-Represented Parties and Sharp Practice by Counsel – Should We Be Thinking Differently?

War is the means by which nation states have sometimes resolved their differences. Litigation is the means by which people in our society sometimes resolve their differences. In both cases, there is value in prescribing the rules of engagement. As wars between sovereign states have become less common and wars between sovereign states and insurgencies have become more the norm, the traditional rules of war seem to have become less relevant. This is presumably because rules that work to govern com...
Tags: Law, David, Legal Ethics, Davids, Justice Issues, Julie Macfarlane, Amy Salyzyn, Alice Woolley, McLachlin, Groia, The Law Society of Upper Canada, Law Society of Upper Canada 2018 SCC, McKercher LLP, Sharp Practice, University of Windsor In, Court in Canadian National Railway Co


Let's be thankful for shaming the Thanksgiving fat-shamer Sarah Michelle Gellar.

The actress apologized for this, which actually really is pretty awful: View this post on Instagram I’m just going to pin these up all over my house as a reminder not to overeat on Thursday #thanksgivingprep A post shared by Sarah Michelle (@sarahmgellar) on Nov 18, 2018 at 10:04am PST As Breitbart (linked at the top of Drudge) put it:The 41-year-old immediately buckled to the social media campaign against her, saying, “It’s come to m...
Tags: Twitter, Instagram, Law, US, Shame, Apologies, Breitbart, Bender, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Drudge, Gellar, Ann Althouse, Sarah Michelle @sarahmgellar, Garner (the Word, Thinness


"But politics should not be the determining factor in your life, high up on your emotional scale."

"You should realize that family always is more important. I always used to teach my kids growing up, when they’d have fights, I said, 'Just remember, when you really need somebody, the only one that’s going to be compelled to run toward you is your family, not your friends.'"Said Maureen Dowd's brother Kevin, quoted in her column "Of Monuments, Arguments, Vampires and Thanksgiving/John Wayne, Brett Kavanaugh, my brothers Michael and Kevin, and me," which has lots of great material about her rela...
Tags: Monument Valley, Law, Relationships, Donald Trump, Michael, Don, Kevin, Maureen Dowd, Maureen, Kavanaugh, Ann Althouse, Trump derangement syndrome, John Wayne Brett Kavanaugh, Said Maureen Dowd


So very thankful this year that so very many voices on the political right are actively advocating for criminal justice reforms

As regular readers know, I have long thought and advocated that all sorts of conservatives could and should robustly embrace all sorts of criminal justice reform given avowed commitments to personal liberty, small government, human dignity and the rule of law.  Almost exactly a decade ago in , published right after Prez Obama was elected to his first term, I urged progressives to start "aggressively reaching out to modern conservatives and libertarians in order to forge new coalitions to attack...
Tags: Law, Obama, Congress, Senate, America, House Of Representatives, U S Senate, Prez Obama, Michelle Malkin, Charles Grassley, Douglas A Berman, Paula White Cain, John Michael Seibler Joe Luppino Esposito, Washington Examiner Prison


What did Viggo Mortenson say?

I'm trying to understand the Variety article "Will Viggo Mortensen’s Racial Slur Doom His Oscar Chances?"The controversy over Viggo Mortensen’s use of the N-word during a recent Q&A for his movie “Green Book” appears to be over, but can he and the film recover enough to emerge as a genuine awards contender?Use? Do they mean mention*?“I was attempting to make the point that the extreme, dehumanizing ugliness that this word conjures, the hateful attitude behind it, has not disappeared just because...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Law, Censorship, Netflix, Oscars, Viggo Mortensen, Paramount Pictures, Academy, Free Speech, Variety, Mortensen, Viggo Mortenson, Mortenson, Ann Althouse, Insults


Big Buck Roundup – Part 1

Part 1 of our Big Buck Roundup includes some of the great bucks from around the country that have been taken so far this hunting season.... Read more... The post Big Buck Roundup – Part 1 appeared first on Bowhunting.com.
Tags: Hunting, Bowhunting Blog, Trophy Photos, Big Buck Roundup


Five police leaders urge chancellor to urgently raise funding

Elected politicians overseeing large, urban forces say rise in violent crime is linked to cutsPoliticians overseeing five of Britain’s biggest police forces have increased the pressure on the government to raise their funding, saying cuts had contributed to a rise in violent crime.Elected leaders responsible for the Metropolitan police and forces in the West Midlands, Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire and Merseyside have signed a joint letter to the chancellor, Philip Hammond. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, London, Police, Society, UK News, Public finance, Public sector cuts, Public services policy, Britain, Liverpool, Bradford, Greater Manchester, Police and crime commissioners, Philip Hammond, Andy Burnham, Birmingham



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