Dec 07, 2010

FREE BIRD? THE CASE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE v. WARD BIRD: A MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE? PART III: A WORD ABOUT THE APPEALS PROCESS IN THE NEW HAMPSHIRE SUPREME COURT

One of the things that has caused some of Mr. Bird’s supporters to feel dissatisfied with the New Hampshire Supreme Court’s decision concerns the standard of review applied by the Court and the fact that the Court gave what some …

Dec 01, 2010

FREE BIRD? THE CASE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE v. WARD BIRD: A MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE? PART I: THE FACTS OF THE CASE

The Ward Bird case has generated a great deal of local, and even national, attention. On its face, the fact that a man with no criminal record whose only action was showing a gun to an intruder suggests an extreme miscarriage of justice.

Oct 26, 2010

PHONING IT IN

A person does not forfeit his constitutional right to petition the court for a redress of grievances when he is imprisoned.

Oct 18, 2010

STARTLING INCREASE IN CYBER-BULLYING

The impact of bullying continues to be hot topic in the media, with an increase in attention to the phenomenon of “cyber-bullying.”

Oct 03, 2010

Justice Delayed New Hampshire Court System

Several attorneys filed suit against the State recently to try to obtain proper funding for our judicial system.  It is broken and I could not sit idly by and let it be gutted by excessive legislative budget cuts so I …

Sep 21, 2010

MEDIATION: WILL IT SETTLE MY CASE?

Mediation is a type of “alternative dispute resolution.” Simply put, it is a formalized method by which you attempt to settle your lawsuit before going to trial. It is often confused by lawpersons with arbitration, which is an alternative form of trial judges rather than an actual judge and jury.

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