In the movie, "Better Off Dead," with John Cusack, there is this sub-plot of the local newspaper delivery boy stalking Cusack to get his $2. Some people will go to great lengths to get their $2 in real life as well.
In an interesting twist, the Arkansas Supreme Court today amended Ark. Sup. Ct. Rule 5-2 and will now allow all cases to be cited, doing away with the distinction between published and unpublished opinions.
The death penalty makes me nervous. It makes me nervous because there is always a chance the wrong person is being executed.
I was reading about the "Arkansas Cradle to Prison Pipeline Summit," which will be held April 30.
Here is an interesting case - Henry Mills v. Henry Mills. The younger Mr. Mills sued his father for the child support he never paid while he was still a child.
I have written hundreds of appeals and I always try to avoid "flying off the handle" or being excessively flowery.
A Jonesboro attorney was fined $2,500 and suspended for 3 months for trying to coerce a client to have sex with him. I thought people normally went to jail for that....
The day before the Academy Awards, I was fortunate enough to see "Milk" with my intreped companion.
While I'm not one of those to say that because we now have a black president - there is no need for a civil rights movement - I do agree that the civil rights movement has lost its way.
I think Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich's choice to replace Barack Obama as Illinois senator is a fine man. It's not his fault that Gov. Blagojevich allegedly tried to sell the senate seat to the highest bidder.
After eight years of the disasterous economic policies of George Bush - we have a great gift - new leadership, new ideas, and no national elections for some times.
Good luck. It looks like they need about 3,300 people. Unfortunately, 300,000 have applied. Of course, someone has to get hired right?
Invoke your 5th amendment rights at your disciplinary hearing. The 5th amendment does not act like some type of legal "force field."
The U.S. Supreme Court lets stand a federal judge's ruling that bars a disabled man from filing any discrimination lawsuits. Of course, he did get away with filing 400 before he was stopped. To paraphrase Shakespeare, "Me thinks he doth protest too much."
I'm on the C.A.L.L.'s mailing list, and they sent this out today: If you voted FOR Act 1 on Nov 4th, be sure to put some action behind that conviction.
The Arkansas Supreme Court decided, 7-0, that there was no rational basis to prevent gay people from being foster parents or adopting through DHS.
November the 15th is National Adoption day, a collective national effort to raise awareness of the 129,000 children in foster care waiting to find permanent, loving families.
Days before the election, a small story broke that Obama's aunt, Zeituni Onyango, was in the U.S. illegally.
Apparently, the award for most accurate political forecast goes to: The Onion. Days before the January 2001 inauguration of President Bush, the Onion ran a story headlined: "Bush: 'Our Long National Nightmare of Peace and Prosperity Is Finally Over.'
According to an academic study, politicians actually keep their promises for the most part. Of course, it is the goal of some politicians make their promises as vague as possible.