Monthly Archives: December 2013

Do You Make New Years Resolutions?

 
I am not one to make New Years Resolutions as such, but I do like to set personal high goals and will often write them down.  It helps me to see them in black and white as a reminder to keep my goals front and center.
For a lot of people, New Years Resolutions include exercising […]

By |December 31st, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

The Atlantic :Is the NSA’s Spying Constitutional?

The Atlantic :Is the NSA’s Spying Constitutional? 
It Depends Which Judge You Ask
Two recent rulings draw diametrically opposed conclusions about the same set of facts.
Andrew Cohen Dec 27 2013, 2:57 PM ET
 
 
 
 
A protester listens to NSA officials testify before the House Intelligence Committee in October. (Reuters)
We have, in the span of just 10 days, seen two diametrically opposed […]

By |December 30th, 2013|Legal News, National Headlines, The Internet|0 Comments

Rutherford Institute Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Ensure that Lawful Gun Ownership Is Not a Trigger for ‘No-Knock’ Police Raids

“Rutherford Institute Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Ensure that Lawful Gun Ownership Is Not a Trigger for ‘No-Knock’ Police Raids”
From the website for The Rutherford Institute:
“Warning against encroachments on the Second Amendment right to bear arms, The Rutherford Institute has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the case of a Texas man whose home […]

By |December 30th, 2013|Legal News, Supreme Court|0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court Ruling…
 
The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that the U.S. Constitution’s ex post facto prohibition upon retroactive application of harsher penalties, prohibits a citizen from receiving a potentially greater sentence under guidelines issued after the crime was committed, than the sentence called for under the penalties in place at the time of […]

By |December 27th, 2013|Law Changes, Legal News, Supreme Court|0 Comments

Federal Judge Backs Cell Phone Search in Traffic Stop

Federal Judge Backs Cell Phone Search in Traffic Stop US District Court for Oklahoma backs the cell phone search of a driver pulled over for a flapping license plate.
Drivers pulled over for minor traffic violations can have their cell phone searched, according to a recent federal ruling. A judge decided last week that Oklahoma City, […]

By |December 24th, 2013|Law Changes, Legal News, National Headlines|0 Comments

Consider These 4 Things When Hiring an Attorney

Consider These 4 Things When Hiring  An Attorney.
 
When you are looking to hire an attorney keeps these things in mind. They are important.
Do you think the attorney you are thinking of hiring has the subject-matter expertise and skillful reasoning to accomplish your objectives?
 
Is his demeanor positive and professional? Remember, this is a long term relationship […]

By |December 19th, 2013|Legal News|0 Comments

The Current Debate on the Issue of Minimum Wage

The Current Debate on the Issue of Minimum Wage
 
Since July 24, 2009, the federal minimum wage in the United States has been $7.25 per hour. However, there are U.S. territories that are exempt from this requirement as well as some specific forms of labor.  Employees who receive part of their income in tips, the minimum […]

By |December 19th, 2013|Law Changes, National Headlines|0 Comments

Warrantless seizure of American’s cell phone data ruled unconstitutional

Warrantless seizure of American’s cell phone data ruled unconstitutional for the first time by a federal judge
WASHINGTON — A federal district judge ruled on Monday that the National Security Agency program that is systematically keeping records of all Americans’ phone calls most likely violates the Constitution, describing its technology as “almost Orwellian” and suggesting that […]

By |December 18th, 2013|Law Changes, Legal News, Supreme Court|0 Comments

WWII Museum in New Orleans

 
THE WWII Museum in New Orleans.
We are fortunate to live in this great city for so many reasons. New Orleans offers a blend of cultures and flavors that is very uniquely ours.  Our music and cuisine continues to thrive and grow. You can hear and taste New Orleans food and music in all continents.
New Orleans […]

By |December 18th, 2013|New Orleans Local News|0 Comments

Interesting Excuses Employers Reported This Year

Interesting Excuses Employers Reported This Year…
CareerBuilder’s annual survey on absenteeism in the workplace reveals some of the most creative excuses employees used this year when calling in sick. The online survey included 2,099 hiring managers and human resource professionals and 3,484 full time employees.
 
 
Up two percent from last year, 2013′s survey shows that 32% of workers called […]

By |December 17th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments