Charles Schumer, leader of the Senate minority, has said that he will ask Democrats to filibuster the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch. In response, the Senate Democrats have four options. Each of the four has considerable appeal, but each also ...Read More »
Ordinary Americans may be understandably perplexed by the controversy over nominating a judge to the highest court in the land. Isn’t appointing a top judge like appointing a top chemist? You want someone technically competent and professionally responsible, and that ...Read More »
Confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court justices are an occasion for a national conversation about constitutional law and interpretation. Because Judge Neil Gorsuch is being billed as an originalist, his hearings this week are a great opportunity to ask him ...Read More »
As the saga of President Donald Trump’s ban on travel to the U.S. from six majority-Muslim countries unfolds, a federal judge in Honolulu on Wednesday blocked the operation of the second version of the executive order nationwide. The decision rests ...Read More »
Courts must frequently determine the admissibility of statements contained in hospital records. What happens when an entry in a hospital record contradicts the plaintiff’s account of the accident? For example, will a court admit an entry that states a plaintiff ...
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The Paralegal Association of Rochester, Inc. (“PAR”) invites you to visit our newly designed website at www.RochesterParalegal.org! The website is user friendly and offers a host of information. You will find recent announcements from the Monroe County Bar Association, news ...Read More »
Michael Brown’s death on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 9, 2014, changed the national conversation about policing and race. Police abuse became daily front-page news; the Black Lives Matter movement was born; race and inequality turned into mainstream ...Read More »