Evading Jury Duty

Skipping Jury Duty seems like a harmless act.  Sure, most have been tempted to toss their Jury Duty summons in the garbage and pretend it never arrived. What’s the worst that could happen? It’s not like I did anything illegal—false. If you ignore a Jury Duty summons in Arizona, then the sheriff’s deputy might show […]

Sport Safety for Children

Children are being exposed to competitive sports at a younger and younger age every year. Kids as young as five begin participating in baseball, basketball, gymnastics, running, swimming, or tennis. All of these activities are no doubt healthy in moderation, but when parents declare their child has what it takes to be an Olympian at […]

Lawyers Seek to Defend Justice in College Sexual Assault Misconduct Claims

Colleges have recently come under scrutiny over the frequency of sexual assaults on campus. The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights has been pushing for increased regulation of sexual assault on campus. Some schools have responded by adopting a standard of clear convincing evidence, dropping the policy of a preponderance of evidence. With […]

Federal Jury Awards $491M in Trial over Funeral Scheme

In St. Louis a federal jury awarded $491 million in damages for a failed prepaid funeral scheme that is not unlike a Ponzi scheme. The company, National Prearranged Services Inc. (NPS) was siphoning money that was supposed to be held in a trust. Those individuals in charge, including trustee Allegiant Bank, allowed officers of NPS […]

Commemorating Cicero

Attorneys everywhere ought to add Cicero to their list of mentors. The famous statesman, lawyer, and philosopher is a marvel of self-sufficiency, and basically responsible for modern prose and grammar conventions. Cicero fought for Rome rather than himself. All lawyers can learn a thing or two about service from Cicero. Cicero thrived around 100 B.C. […]

Law Student Involved in Product Liability Case for Diabetes Equipment Malfunction

Law student Abbie Harper from the University of Chicago—considered amongst the top tier law schools in the country— recently was found dead in her Hyde Park apartment. She relied on defective diabetic test strips, which were later recalled post mortem. Also, an incompatibility issue arose with the insulin pump she utilized, says a Business Wire […]

Protecting Yourself after the Accident

You’re cruising down route 66 under a bright Arizona sun saddled upon your favorite hog. You’re lady is on the back clutching your vest tightly for safety. All of a sudden, a car swerves into your lane. You evade catastrophe, maneuvering your bike off the road, aware from serious harm and into a ditch. Obviously […]

Drowsy Driving

In the United States, 250,000 drivers get behind wheel fatigued, every day. Moreover, in a recent poll conducted by the Division of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School, it was shown that 54% of all adult drivers had driven while drowsy, while another 28% admitted to actually falling asleep behind the wheel. Of course this […]

How the Good Guys Brought a Serial Killer to Justice

Dennis Rader, known as the BTK Killer (Bind, Torture, Kill), was brought to justice after terrorizing the community of Wichita, Kansa between 1974 to 1991. The BTK killer took a hiatus from murdering innocent victims for ten years. It was not until the early 2000’s that Rader resumed sending letters in 2004 to a law […]

Snowboarding and Skiing Safety Tips

Every year, thousands of Arizonians flock to the north, as well as neighboring states such as Utah and Colorado, hoping to glide down a mountain strapped to a board of some sort. Taking in some of the mountain air can be very healthy and satisfying. But amidst the winter wonderland that is skiing and snowboarding […]