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Defamation case cast might spell on a great nation

June 30, 2022

By Berl Falbaum I will begin with an apology and a confession. The apology first. I was asked if I would write about defamation lawsuits filed against each other by actor Johnny Depp and his ex-wife, actress Amber Heard. Sorry, can’t do it. With a ...

Twitter may take a wrong turn for the worse

June 30, 2022

Before the word “twitter” needed to be capitalized, it was a seldom-used expression that meant chirping, chattering, or quivering, depending on whether it was in the form of a noun or a verb. Now, Twitter (note the capital “T”) is ...

Mediating insured claims requires different approach

June 30, 2022

Edmund J. Sikorski Jr. Mediation of insured claims requires a different negotiating style and mediation approach from other negotiating and mediation styles because the dynamics of the participants are completely different from those involved in other areas ...

Did Roe v Wade cross line drawn by stare decisis?

June 30, 2022

Samuel C. Damren This is the second commentary discussing the draft opinion authored by Justice Alito in Dobbs v. Jackson. No commentaries will follow until an actual decision is made and a final opinion available. The first commentary focused on an assessment ...

Another school shooting demands a call to legal action

June 30, 2022

Berl Falbaum Let’s cut through all the outrage that we have heard so often and come straight to the point:  We are a sick country – a very sick country. Cut it any way you want. But a country that has witnessed such a loss of lives from gun ...

Nation's response to expected end of Roe v. Wade already underway

June 30, 2022

Samuel C. Damren The draft “Opinion of the Court” in Dobbs v. Jackson declares at page 5 “that Roe and Casey must be overruled.” Nearing the conclusion at page 65, the majority opinion by Justice Alito states “(w)e do not pretend ...