If you’ve been a practicing trial lawyer for more than 10 minutes, you’ve likely sat through a deposition from hell. They don’t happen all that often, but they happen. They can happen for a variety of reasons. But [...]
Many of us in the Midwest – Missouri, in particular – are shocked and saddened and outraged at the abduction and murder of 10-year-old Hailey Owens. I’m sickened and outraged… and, like many parents I’ve [...]
Capital One is drawing ire and fire from a recent contract update sent to cardholders. The revised contract permits Capital One to harass customers by virtually any means and at any time Capital One pleases.
From the LA Times:
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It’s with a heavy heart that I learned that former Congressman Ike Skelton passed away this evening. It was just two weeks ago that Ike was at a bookstore across the street from our office signing copies of his [...]
J.K. Rowling, author of the popular Harry Potter series of books and then movies, made worldwide headlines again recently when it was revealed that she had authored another novel under a pseudonym. Who was the leaker? Her lawyers.
Did you overindulge at the 4th of July bar-b-que? New research says those extra pounds may be worse for your health than you might imagine.
The study, published in PLOS Medicine, showed that just a single-unit increase in Body Mass Index [...]
On Wednesday, Toyota agreed to pay between $1.1 to $1.4 billion to some Toyota owners related to defects that enable Toyota's electronic throttle controls to cause sudden unintended acceleration events in which the vehicles can run out [...]
This November, voters will have the final say on Missouri judges who are up for retention elections in their respective communities.
Missouri’s non-partisan court plan – adopted by voters more than 70 years ago – reduces [...]
Check out these legal, safety, and other news headlines that caught my attention this week:
How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to My Epic Hacking [Mat Honan at Wired Magazine H/T Evan Schaeffer at Beyond the Underground]
The Missouri Senate voted last Thursday to destroy the Missouri Non-Partisan Court Plan, injecting politics into a legal system that should be determined on merit, facts, and law.
The Missouri Plan – a plan in which judges are selected [...]