Never, Ever, Ever Consent to a Search by Police

POSSESSION OF ILLEGAL DRUGS Throughout my career as both a prosecutor and criminal defense attorney, I have been astonished as to how many people will agree to allow the police to search either their home or cars. I am always the most surprised by those who know they have contraband (illegal items such as drugs or weapons) in their possession… read more →

Who Is Fighting For You?

[caption id="attachment_4522" align="alignnone" width="300"] The Fighting Ring[/caption] TRIAL LAWYER VS. LITIGATOR I am a trial lawyer. That is to say that I go to battle for my clients by standing before juries and passionately explaining to them why my client is right and the other side is wrong. Because of my background, I am able to do this successfully in… read more →

Church Rejects Boy Scouts

I learned today that several local churches (mostly Baptist in denomination) including the famous Roswell Street Baptist Church have decided to sever ties with the Boy Scouts because the group has decided to allow openly gay scouts into its program. While I am appalled, I suppose I am not shocked. There seems to be a need among certain religious groups… read more →


If you don't believe that's how big business works, then consider for a moment the case of the Ford Pinto. Ford knew that the positioning of the gas tank on the pinto posed a risk of explosion and fire in the case of a rear-end collision. Its in-house studies had shown that 37 out of 40 Pinto's involved in a… read more →
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