Supreme Court: Death Penalty Is ‘Totally Badass’

Despite arguments against capital punishment, the Justices overwhelmingly approved its use, especially if they get to participate in some executions.

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Asian carp reach the US Supreme Court

The United States Supreme Court will decide whether or not to hear a case from four Attorneys General – including Michigan’s Mike Cox – to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes by closing locks in Illinois.

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Guardianships, by Martin Petroff

The Purpose and Process of Guardianships Under New York State law a court may appoint a guardian for a person whenever it finds by “clear and convincing evidence” that an alleged incapacitated person, the “AIP,” cannot adequately understand and appreciate the nature and consequences of his/her particular inabilities; and is likely to suffer harm because […]

Clarity to the Point of Transparency – How “Confidential” Will Your Next Settlement Be?

The Supreme Court of Virginia, in recently deciding the case of Perreault v. The Free Lance Star, 276 Va. 375, 666 S.E.2d 352 (2008), has significantly affected the application of confidential settlement terms in wrongful death claims that will culminate in the filing of a written petition stating the relevant terms, with the Release attached, […]

Churchill’s During World War II and Its Aftermath

The growing rapacity of German gluttony forced Hitler to take over Austria in 1938 and threaten Czechoslovakia. In Britain this produced a national crisis which resulted in Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain’s meeting Hitler in September 1938 at Berchtesgaden. Chamberlain returned from the meeting announcing ‘peace in our time’ which was abruptly smashed when Hitler invaded […]

What merits a court case to go to the supreme court?

Why would a case need to go to the supreme court when state courts have just as much power as supreme courts? What is the process in deciding what courts move to supreme court and which dont? According to the Constitution (Art. III, §2): “The judicial Power shall extend to all Cases, in Law and […]