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Deflategate Four Game Suspension Reversed by Federal Judge

One week before the first New England Patriots game of the 2015 NFL season a federal judge in New York overturned quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for allegedly ‘being aware’ that air was being let out of footballs. Deflategate, as the scandal came to be known, started when critics claimed air […]

Boston Bomber: Impartial Jury?

Boston Bomber Trial: Impartial Jury & Change of Venue

Can Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev get a Fair and Impartial Trial in Boston? Defense attorneys filed repeated motions for a change of venue, claiming massive news coverage of the April 2013 marathon bombings makes selecting an impartial jury impossible.  Tsarnaev stands trial for his alleged role in the […]

Sony Hackers and Precedents Set

Sony Hackers: Crushing a Movie and Exposing Private Information

How do hackers from a midget country darken movie screens nationwide in the USA?  Sony hackers did just that. One Monday in November, 2014, workers at Sony Pictures, the $8 billion dollar a year movie production company arrived at work to find the corporate computer system down.  A red skeleton on monitors […]

Apportioning Fault & Double Impact Accidents

Double Impact Car Accidents & Complex Accident Claims

I was stopped at a red light when my car was rear ended. The driver of that car came over immediately and apologized. There were two impacts, that one and then another right away. Apparently a pickup truck struck her. Now her insurance company is denying liability, and the pickup […]

Bad Reviews & The Yelp Bill

The Yelp Bill & Prohibiting Bad Reviews Online

What do you do if you order a gift for someone online and it never comes?  You call, you email and nothing? When this happened to one couple, they posted a negative review.  But then, trouble started. The company that failed to deliver sent a $3,500 invoice for violating their […]

Presidential Pardons

Thanksgiving & Pardons: Turkeys and Famous Pardons

Thanksgiving tradition dictates that the president of the United States accept a turkey from the National Turkey Federation, and that the president then pardons the bird. Spared from the dinner table, the turkey goes to a safe home at Virginia Tech to live out its life under the care of the […]

Admissibility of Social Media Posts as Evidence

Can Social Media Posts Like Facebook be Used as Evidence in Court?

Question: My subcontracting company faces a lawsuit claiming a job was not performed to specifications. Unfortunately there are pictures on Facebook showing some of my employees goofing around on the job. I don’t think their pranks are relevant but it doesn’t look good. Can I prevent stupid social media posts […]

When are parents liable for bad acts of children?

Are Parents Responsible For Bad Acts of Children?

Under outstanding circumstances courts hold parents liable for bad acts of children.  Liability attaches when parents overlook highly offensive childish conduct causing harm to others. Consider an actual case:  A boy named Dustin set up a Facebook page pretending to be that of one of the girls in his seventh grade class.  Apparently […]

When do we turn the clocks back this year?

When Do We Turn Clocks ahead this Spring, 2021?

Spring ahead, fall back. That’s the saying, right? This year, 2021, we set our clocks ahead one hour on Sunday morning, March 14, 2021 at 2:00 am. That actually means if you stay up late Saturday night, March 13, 2021 that the clocks go back that night, in the wee […]

Drones: What’s the Law on Small Private Drones? Commercial Drones?

Evolving U.S. law on drones hit a speed bump in 2014 when the Federal Aviation Administration banned, at least temporarily, commercial deliveries by drones. This blog post has been updated, with a summary of the FAA’s 2016 drone regulations. Click here for 10 critical points under the 2016 drone law. […]

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