The Political is Commercial: Washington’s Revolving Door

The political is commercial — it’s a play on the seventies slogan, “the personal is political.” But it’s true and it came to mind recently as I read Eleanor Bloxham’s article about SEC Chair Mary Jo White and Washington’s “revolving door.” To put it simply: government jobs are worth something to law firms and corporations… Continue reading The Political is Commercial: Washington’s Revolving Door

Let’s Take Constitution Day Seriously

September 17 is Constitution Day in America; an ideal time to reflect on the challenges our Constitution faces today. Two hundred and twenty six years ago, delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia signed the proposed Constitution and left Independence Hall. Outside, a passerby asked a delegate, Ben Franklin, what kind of government had emerged.… Continue reading Let’s Take Constitution Day Seriously

Sober Drivers Stopped for DUI: How Often?

We occasionally note in our blogs on Juris Office Legal Directory what we regard as a critically important balance in a democratic society, namely, this: the tempering of the state’s power to stop, question and arrest members of the public with an individual’s legal right to be treated with fundamental fairness in his or her… Continue reading Sober Drivers Stopped for DUI: How Often?

Louisiana Car Wrecks and Sleeping Driver Laws

The roads are a dangerous place, a fact more and more Americans are becoming increasingly conscientious of with all of the new distracted driving legislation taking place. A proposed bill in Louisiana, however, does not seek to stop drivers from texting while driving, chatting on the phone while driving or even from driving under the influence… Continue reading Louisiana Car Wrecks and Sleeping Driver Laws

State Plans to Reduce Car Wrecks on Louisiana Highway

There are certain conditions that make some stretches of road more dangerous than others. Louisiana’s Highway 90, located on the westbank of the state, is one of those perilous roadways. Sources report that the danger on Highway 90 stems primarily from the fact that that stretch of road is populated by a great number of… Continue reading State Plans to Reduce Car Wrecks on Louisiana Highway

New Louisiana Seat-Belt Campaign Aims to Reduce Fatal Car Wrecks

Louisiana law enforcement and highway safety agencies are teaming up to increase the enforcement and education of seat-belt use. As part of Louisiana’s “Click It or Ticket” campaign, which began this week and runs through June 6, law enforcement officials will be more strictly enforcing seat-belt laws in an attempt to educate Louisiana motorists on the importance of… Continue reading New Louisiana Seat-Belt Campaign Aims to Reduce Fatal Car Wrecks

Baton Rouge Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

Last Monday, a fatal car accident claimed the life of one Baton Rouge man. According to Sacramento Personal Injury lawyer , Andre Anderson, 43, was pronounced dead from injuries obtained when his motorcycle collided with another vehicle on the road late Monday night. According to a recent WAFB-TV report, Anderson’s Suzuki motorcycle slammed into the… Continue reading Baton Rouge Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

Consumer Case Consulting Services for Attorneys

Whether you want a short cut in analyzing a client’s TILA disclosure statement, help identifying the best consumer claims to pursue, or assistance drafting a complaint or appellate brief, A CONSUMER LAWYER’s experts are ready to help. Our consulting services are easy to use and readily available, just an e-mail message or phone call away.… Continue reading Consumer Case Consulting Services for Attorneys