Technology — emails, texts, tweets — may be transforming the practice of law but, in real estate, these new innovations collide with longstanding contract principles that may unsettle the most experienced practitioner. These conflicts between the ease of communication and ...Read More »
Following a recent terrorist attack in Manhattan that killed eight and injured 12 President Donald Trump attacked the criminal justice system. He suggested that the criminal justice system was partially at fault for terrorist acts. “We need quick justice, and ...Read More »
The absurdity of the death penalty has been on display across the country this month. For the second time in recent years, a condemned killer emerged alive from the Ohio death house, reported the Columbus Dispatch. The scheduled execution of ...Read More »
A decision based on a “radical” “new right for unlawful immigrant minors” “to obtain immediate abortion on demand” or one that honored the exercise of “an unquestioned constitutional right to choose a pre-viability abortion.” Such were the diametrically opposed viewpoints ...
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MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — It appears to be the season for website redesign. Best & Flanagan has a new site. Bassford Remele is promising an updated site soon. And Greene Espel is undergoing a redesign as we speak (stay tuned). All ...Read More »
PORTLAND, Ore. — The past eight years have been tough for employers when it comes to maintaining reasonable policies for employees. For those not keeping up, the National Labor Relations Board has routinely pronounced what most would consider to be ...Read More »
This November, New York voters have the opportunity to call for a constitutional convention to modernize the outmoded document that forms the basis of our state government. It is an opportunity we should not squander. New York’s Constitution is broken. ...
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Three years after Ferguson, Missouri, erupted over racism in policing, we still don’t know exactly what led to the shooting that touched off the conflagration. We have video of the moments after a white police officer shot a young black ...Read More »
For lawyers, there is a new language in town, coming to you from your iPhone courtesy of millennials: Japanese picture art and the desire for ever more cryptic expression for all. Emoticons and their more expressive cousins — emojis — ...Read More »