The standard for arresting a probationer – called “murky” by a trial judge – has been made clear, thanks to a decision last month by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Criminal defense lawyers should know that it takes ...Read More »
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An often-neglected area in the world of benefit plan administration is the beneficiary designation form. Many participants complete their beneficiary designations incorrectly because they don’t read the instructions carefully or don’t understand the instructions. Beneficiary designation forms are often filed ...
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Judge Richard Posner, the formidable jurist on the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, recently published in the legal journal “Green Bag” a delightfully readable two-part article: “What is Obviously Wrong With the Federal Judiciary, Yet Eminently Curable.” Some of ...Read More »
The one ironclad law of gambling is that it’s impossible to beat the house. A group of casino dealers in Maryland has moved one step closer to doing just that, however, after the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals revived ...Read More »
The cost of raising children includes many expenses beyond the day-to-day, from summer camp tuition to medical bills to algebra tutors. But between divorcing parents, disputes over incidental costs that fall outside regular child support responsibilities can escalate quickly. An ...Read More »
A recent study found lawyers have a rate of depression that is four times higher than that of the general population. The study also found lawyers have a rate of alcohol abuse that is three times higher than the general ...Read More »