Pittsburgh Legal Back Talk

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Casa San Jose Rapid Response Team Helps to Enable those Arrested by ICE to Obtain Due Process.

In celebration of reaching Post No.1,500, Pittsburgh Legal Back Talk has published an interview with Jarrod West of CasaSan Jose about the lawyers’ volunteer program organized by Casa San Jose to assist persons arrested by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement — ICE  — in gaining due process.

Skill v. Luck

No. 1,491 Last night the Pirates won in the bottom of the ninth with a walk-off hit batsman.  The bases were loaded.  Tony Watson, who now pitches for the Giants, hit the batter, Jordy Mercer, forcing in the winning run. Was it luck? Well, from the Giants’ perspective, it was a lack of skill, not […]

Welcome To Pittsburgh Legal Back-Talk! (First Post on July 7, 2008)

Posted by Cliff Tuttle On July 1, 1999, Overlawyered.com, believed by many to be the very first legal blog, published its initial post. According to its editor, that was about two months before the first known use of the word “blog” on the internet. Overlawyered.com was (and still is) dedicated to the proposition that lawyers […]


CLIFF TUTTLE has been a Pennsylvania lawyer for over 45 years and (inter alia) is a real estate litigator and legal writer. The posts in this blog are intended to provide general information about legal topics of interest to lawyers and consumers with a Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania focus. However, this information does not constitute legal advice and there is no lawyer-client relationship created when you read this blog. You are encouraged to leave comments but be aware that posted comments can be read by others. If you wish to contact me in privacy, please use the Contact Form located immediately below this message. I will reply promptly and in strict confidence.

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