No. 624 According to reports gathered and summarized by Economics Professor Tyler Cowan in his blog “Marginal Revolution”, seven Italian seismologists have been charged with manslaughter for failing to give residents of the village of L’Aquila in Central Italy adequate warning of the risk of an earthquake that struck on April 6, 2009, [...]
Remembering Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes on Memorial Day — Wounded in Battle, he Lived to Fight Again.
No. 623 As we commemorate those who died in service of our Country this weekend, I wish to bring to your attention that the great Oliver Wendell Holmes was wounded three times in the Civil War, but lived to make a singular contribution to American law. The so-called bloodiest day in American history, the Battle [...]
No. 622 The mighty forces of the universe do not exceed the power of one human mind. Who said that? I did. Just now. CLT
No. 621 Lawyers:wouldn’t it be great to have a name that everybody knows and remembers? Some do, you know. There are lawyers who are actually named Abraham Lincoln — or at least its part of their name. How many Abraham Lincolns do you think there among American lawyers living or dead? How does that stack [...]
Judge Wettick Holds that Verification by an “Authorized Representative” of Party Does Not Satisfy the Rules of Civil Procedure.
No. 620 Complaints in mortgage foreclosures and credit card cases are frequently verified by individuals who are not employees of the plaintiff, but of some service company engaged by the plaintiff for that purpose. Judge Wettick, as the judge handling preliminary objections in arbitration cases, has held that such verifications do not comply with [...]
No. 619 Check out 22 Tweets from our blogroll in the left margin. Here is the current post. @tsolignani April 26th, 2011 Tiziano Solignani Family Law Attorney Blogger Author of Guida alla separazione e al divorzio – Today we’re tweeting w/ @tsolignani: Italian lawyer, writer, blogger, dad, geek, Apple user @Tsolignani, thank you for joining us [...]
GARROW’S LAW, is a gripping legal drama, which has appeared on the BBC, set in late 18th Century. It is a fictionalized account of the early career of Barrister William Garrow, who flaunted the conventions of the day by vigorous and confrontational questioning of witnesses.
The typical model for mass appraisal is very good at tracking and accounting for increases in sales prices. But not so good in the other direction. When the fair market value of a property falls below the mortgage balance, many would-be sellers cannot sell. They simply stay off the market.
Pakistan is insulted that it wasn’t consulted before the US conducted a raid in its territory.
Answer: Get over it. Talk to you and OBL would have been gone, probably forever.
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