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DA Clears Cop Who Shot Vietnam War Veteran Minutes After The 73-Year-Old Had Killed An Intruder Who Had Stormed In And Tried To Drown His Grandson

Via WiscoDave, news from Colorado: A Colorado police officer who shot an armed Vietnam war veteran in his home after he had just killed an intruder who attacked his 11-year-old grandson will not face charges, the District Attorney said Monday. District attorney for Colorado’s 17th Judicial District Dave Young said his office has cleared Aurora police Officer Drew Limbaugh of wrongdoing in the July death of Richard ‘Gary’ Black Jr. Black, 73. Police said that officers believed Black was the intr...
Tags: Colorado, Police, Cnn, Military, Vietnam, Harper, Black, Aurora, Limbaugh, University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora Police Department, Colorado s 17th Judicial District Dave Young, Richard Gary Black Jr Black, Dajon Harper Officers


Towing: How Much Money Can I Recover From a Predatory Tow Operator

My question involves an action in the state of:California. My vehicle was illegally towed of a public street by a private towing company. They claimed it was private property. I have photo they provided that proves in was a city street. I want to sue them. How much can I sue them for? I had to pay to get my vehicle back from them. They damaged it I had my insurance repair the damage but I was still out the delectable, not car for two weeks, and a lot of time researching a response to this...
Tags: Law, California, Moving Violations, Parking And Traffic Tickets


Towing: How Much Can I Sue for Against a Predatory Tow Operator

My question involves an action in the state of:California. My vehicle was illegally towed of a public street by a private towing company. They claimed it was private property. I have photo they provided that proves in was a city street. I want to sue them. How much can I sue them for? I had to pay to get my vehicle back from them. They damaged it I had my insurance repair the damage but I was still out the delectable, not car for two weeks, and a lot of time researching a response to this...
Tags: Law, California, Moving Violations, Parking And Traffic Tickets, Predatory Tow Operator


POP! – Precedential Opinion Panel takes on Late-Joinder Attempt

by Dennis Crouch In September 2018, the USPTO rewrote several Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Revised SOP2 creates the Precedential Opinion Panel (POP) to be convened to rehear issues of “exceptional importance” as well as for re-designating prior opinions as precedential, when deemed appropriate.  According to SOP2, the Precedential Opinion Panel will “typically” include the PTO Director, Commissioner for Patents, and the PTAB Chief Judge. In w...
Tags: Law, Congress, Pop, Patent, Fed, PTO, Oren, Wallach, IPR, Target Corp, Destination Maternity Corp, Dennis Crouch, PTAB, Iancu, Nidec Motor Corp, Zhongshan Broad Ocean Motor Co


State Taxes: How to Remove a California State Tax Lien

Looking for some advice/guidance from experts or others that may have experienced a similar circumstance. Some background on situation: 3 friends purchased vessel together. Myself being 1 of the 3. Vessel is documented with the US Coast Guard Bought from individual (without use of Broker) that executed/signed Purchase Agreement and Bill of Sale of behalf of a corporation he is President of. Both documents stipulate vessel is sold free and clear of all liens, mortgages and oth...
Tags: Law, California, Bill, Tax Law, Coast Guard, US Coast Guard, Lien, California Dept of Tax


State Taxes: California State Tax Lien

Looking for some advice/guidance from experts or others that may have experienced a similar circumstance. Some background on situation: 3 friends purchased vessel together. Myself being 1 of the 3. Vessel is documented with the US Coast Guard Bought from individual (without use of Broker) that executed/signed Purchase Agreement and Bill of Sale of behalf of a corporation he is President of. Both documents stipulate vessel is sold free and clear of all liens, mortgages and oth...
Tags: Law, California, Bill, Tax Law, Coast Guard, US Coast Guard, Lien, California Dept of Tax


All The Bonus News You Need To Know — See Also

The Latest In Biglaw Bonus News: Kramer Levin, Hueston Hennigan, Boies Schiller, Mayer Brown, and Fenwick have announced bonuses. Unfortunately, No Bonus News At Greenberg Traurig: But associate retreats are back. Umm... Yay? Woman Taking The Bar Exam Was Videotaped While Taking A Shower: The details of this case are disturbing. Columbia Law And Amal Clooney: Working together to increase trial transparency. Bullies Aren't Just A Problem For Kids: Law school edition.
Tags: Law, Amal Clooney, Greenberg Traurig, Fenwick, See Also


The Most Competitive Time To Apply To Law School

It was rough going if you wanted to be a lawyer then.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Trivia Question of the Day


Speeding Tickets: Should You Defer a Minor Traffic Violation

My question involves a traffic ticket from the state of: Washington State Hello. My question is do I have any defense or any seen errors that I can use before I go to court. Thank you for your time. I have followed the Procedural Guide to Traffic Tickets in Washington State I have requested and received the Discovery packet from the Prosecutors office. I am unable to attach those documents at this time (forum newbe). I have sat in on a few sessions of contested traffic court. Based on that an...
Tags: Law, Washington, Washington State, Moving Violations, Parking And Traffic Tickets


Speeding Tickets: Speeding Ticket Discovery

My question involves a traffic ticket from the state of: Washington State Hello. My question is do I have any defense or any seen errors that I can use before I go to court. Thank you for your time. I have followed the Procedural Guide to Traffic Tickets in Washington State I have requested and received the Discovery packet from the Prosecutors office. I am unable to attach those documents at this time (forum newbe). I have sat in on a few sessions of contested traffic court. Based on that an...
Tags: Law, Washington, Washington State, Moving Violations, Parking And Traffic Tickets


Other Violations: What is a Violation of PC 14600(b)

My question involves a traffic ticket from the state of: CA Hello, I had a nanny website run a driving record check on me and it came back with something that I never even knew I had on my record. I got kicked off the site, and now cannot find nanny work. Please help!! It says: CONVICTIONS: VIOL/DT CONV/DT SEC/VIOL DKT/NO DISP COURT VEH/LIC 09-15-15 01-06-16 14600B VC C728850 19498 5RJV898 40508A VC UPDATED:01-07-16* Can someone explain to me what this is and if/how I can get it off my rec...
Tags: Law, Moving Violations, Parking And Traffic Tickets


Violation 14600b

My question involves a traffic ticket from the state of: CA Hello, I had a nanny website run a driving record check on me and it came back with something that I never even knew I had on my record. I got kicked off the site, and now cannot find nanny work. Please help!! It says: CONVICTIONS: VIOL/DT CONV/DT SEC/VIOL DKT/NO DISP COURT VEH/LIC 09-15-15 01-06-16 14600B VC C728850 19498 5RJV898 40508A VC UPDATED:01-07-16* Can someone explain to me what this is and if/how I can get it off my rec...
Tags: Law, Moving Violations, Parking And Traffic Tickets


Tennessee completes execution by electric chair

As reported in this local piece, "David Earl Miller was pronounced dead at 7:25 p.m. CST on Thursday after Tennessee prison officials electrocuted him with the electric chair. He was 61." Here is more: He is the third person executed this year and was the longest-serving inmate on Tennessee's death row. Miller was sentenced to death for the May 1981 murder of 23-year-old Lee Standifer of Knoxville, who was mentally disabled. Miller brought her to a pastor's home where he was staying and struck ...
Tags: Law, Tennessee, Miller, U S Supreme Court, Knoxville, Bill Haslam, Douglas A Berman, Edmund Zagorski, David Earl Miller, Lee Standifer


Round Up: Billing and Calendaring Software, Cybersecurity, and Millennial Lawyers

I often write articles and blog posts for other outlets and am going to post a round up here from time to time (but won't include my weekly Daily Record articles in the round up since I re-publish them to this blog in full). Here are my posts and articles from November 2018: Hate missing deadlines? Here's what you ought to know about court-rules-based calendaring software - ABA Journal  Streamlined Billing: Five Best Ways to Make Sure You Get Paid - Attorney at Work  Cybersecurity And The R...
Tags: Law, Web/Tech, ABA Journal, Daily Record, Law & Technology, NBlack


5 Bad Habits That Inhibit Law Firm Growth

There are some things you may be doing that, if you quit doing them, would bring you more success when it comes to growing your law firm. We are approaching another new year quickly. If you have any of these 5 bad habits, resolve to change that in 2019: Doing the same thing and expecting a different result. Albert Einstein’s definition of insanity — doing the same thing and expecting a different result — is something we’ve all heard but that few of us take to heart. When it comes to law firm ...
Tags: Law, Albert Einstein, Law Firm Marketing, Law Firm, Law Firm Development, Law Firm Growth


To Bring Change, Embrace Imperfect Decision-Making

The legal industry seems to agree that innovation is the answer to the changing times. We’re talking. We seem to be agreeing. But we’re still not seeing much change. Why?
Tags: Law, Evolve the Law


Work Is Just Great!

There is nothing at all 'wrong' with deciding it is just a lot of fun to work, to achieve, and to accomplish things.
Tags: Law, Bruce Stachenfeld, Lawyer Advertising, Lawyer Marketing, Power Niche Marketing


Traffic Accidents: What to Do if an Injured Driver Claims Damages but You Have No Insurance Coverage

My question involves an injury that occurred in the state of: CA I got into an accident and collided with another vehicle. The accident was technically my fault. My insurance company was able to wheedle out of covering on a technicality. In short, I was driving a vehicle I came in possession of outside the grace period of when I was supposed to switch coverage from my older vehicle to the newer one. They used the date the car was released of liability from the previous owner instead of the date...
Tags: Law, Accidents and Injuries


Insurance Company Won't Cover My Accident and the Other Party Wants 9k

My question involves an injury that occurred in the state of: CA I got into an accident and collided with another vehicle. The accident was technically my fault. My insurance company was able to wheedle out of covering on a technicality. In short, I was driving a vehicle I came in possession of outside the grace period of when I was supposed to switch coverage from my older vehicle to the newer one. They used the date the car was released of liability from the previous owner instead of the date...
Tags: Law, Accidents and Injuries, Insurance Company Won


Colombia: massive bust suggests drug mules are swallowing wads of dirty cash

Authorities arrested 27 suspects at Bogotá airport and said mules ingested up to 120 pellets of cash with five $100 bills in eachInternational drug traffickers have long used people as mules to smuggle their products overseas but a massive bust in Colombia suggests they are now using the same method to bring their dirty cash home.On Thursday Colombian authorities at Bogotá’s international airport arrested 27 people accused of swallowing wads of cash and bringing them into the South American nati...
Tags: Drugs, Mexico, Americas, Society, World news, Colombia, Bogota


Litigation Advance Not Usurious Loan

The New York Appellate Division for the First Judicial Department rejected an effort to avoid repayment of an advance against litigation proceeds Pursuant to an "Agreement for Purchase of Claim," plaintiff, as purchaser of an interest in defendant's pending personal... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Law, Billable Hours, Legal Profession Prof


Ex-Spousal Support May Facilitate Reinstatement

An Illinois Hearing Board has recommended that a suspended attorney be reinstated on conditions. He was admitted in 1980 with a problem Petitioner used cannabis every day from the time he was in college until 2006. He began using alcohol... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Law, Petitioner, Legal Profession Prof, Bar Discipline & Process, Illinois Hearing Board


5 New CLE Programs To Watch This Month [Sponsored]

With topics ranging from federal criminal practice to international human rights, you’re sure to find something that’s just right for you.
Tags: Law, Sponsored Content, Continuing Legal Education / CLE, Lawline, New CLE Programs To Watch This Month


Zerbanoo Gifford Enters the Honorable Society of Knights of Round Table

We are thrilled to learn that our dearest friend and mentor Zerbanoo Gifford has been welcomed into the Honorable Society of the Knights of the Round Table. Zerbanoo Gifford is the founder of the ASHA Centre near Flaxley, now globally recognised as one of the most vibrant places for young people to be empowered and taught the importance of sustainable living, the arts, and community understanding and action. Earlier this year 20 young Zoroastrians from all parts of the world gathered for a...
Tags: Europe, London, News, Life, Society, West, Britain, House, Northern Ireland, Charles Dickens, Camelot, Merlin, Richard, Alex, Limerick, Adrian


"Unlike psychotherapists... underground [LSD] guides have no accredited educational institutions, no licensing and no way to publicly market their services."

"How, then, does one make a career as a guide? Steve was one of many guides I spoke to who described feeling spiritually 'called' to do this work. Like doctors who provided abortions pre-Roe v Wade, he breaks laws that he believes are unjust; he considers legal violations a risky but necessary part of his quest to alleviate people’s pain. He charges on a sliding scale that ranges from around $15 to $50 an hour. As is the case with most guides, his own psychedelic experiences convinced him the jo...
Tags: Psychology, Law, Divorce, Steve, Lsd, Ann Althouse, Religion Substitutes


Silicon Valley Powerhouse Announces Bonuses For Associates

This seems to be yet another Cravath match.
Tags: Money, Law, Bonuses, Biglaw, Cravath, Fenwick & West, Associate Bonus Watch 2018


Corbyn urges support for his Brexit plan as Commons vote nears

Labour leader says ‘put all options on the table’ including a people’s vote if no general election is possibleJeremy Corbyn called on MPs of all parties to vote down Theresa May’s deal and back his “alternative plan” for Brexit, as second-referendum campaigners urged him to get “off the fence” and endorse a fresh public vote.Labour’s leader, writing in the Guardian, said that the party’s “comprehensive customs union plan” should be one of the options on the table if the party could not force a g...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Law, European Union, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour party leadership, Labour, Liberal Democrats, Guardian, Len McCluskey, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Corbyn


Corbyn urges support for Labour's Brexit plan as House vote nears

Labour leader says ‘put all options on the table’ including a people’s vote if no general election is possibleJeremy Corbyn called on MPs of all parties to vote down Theresa May’s deal and back his “alternative plan” for Brexit, as second-referendum campaigners urged him to get “off the fence” and endorse a fresh public vote.Labour’s leader, writing in the Guardian, said that the party’s “comprehensive customs union plan” should be one of the options on the table if the party could not force a g...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Law, European Union, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour party leadership, Labour, Liberal Democrats, House, Guardian, Len McCluskey, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn


Uranium One Conspiracy Theorist Bill Barr Emerges As Leading AG Choice

Barr also supported pardoning Iran-Contra stooges, which seems relevant.
Tags: Law, Attorney General, Government, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Barr, Bill Barr, Leading AG Choice



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