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Black Friday: The Question of Thanksgiving Day v Shopping Madness…

Black Friday: The Question of Thanksgiving Day v Shopping Madness…
 
 
 
Lately, many friends and clients have discussed with me how the spirit of the holidays seems to be losing importance in our American way of life; especially in light of some of the major retailers’ refusal to grant employees time off to celebrate Thanksgiving with their […]

By |October 22nd, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Freed After Six Years, Woman Sues Cops Over Dog Scent Evidence.

Freed After Six Years, Woman Sues Cops Over Dog Scent Evidence.
MSNBC
BY M. ALEX JOHNSON
 First published February 26th 2014, 7:21 pm
 
A Texas woman has sued investigators who used dogs to pick her out of a “dog scent lineup” — a widely questioned investigative technique that nonetheless put her in prison for six years before her murder conviction was […]

By |March 6th, 2014|National Headlines, Released From Prison|0 Comments

Protecting Your Debit and Credit Cards While Shopping

Protecting Your Debit and Credit Cards While Shopping
 
Corporate cyberspace hackers are skilled operators. They hit Target recently; Neimam Marcus and Michael´s were also hit a while back and now Sally´s Beauty Supply has come under cyber attack.   It seems that high end consumers at Neimans as well as working folks are equal victims… The […]

By |March 6th, 2014|The Internet|0 Comments

Summer is Over, Still No Response On The Angola Death Row Lawsuit.

Summer is Over, Still No Response On The Angola Death Row Lawsuit.

This past June, a lawsuit was filed in federal court in Baton Rouge challenging heat conditions on Death Row in Angola. The suit was filed on behalf of inmates Elzie Ball, Nathaniel Code and James Magee who still await the judge’s decision. The inmates’ petition […]

By |December 14th, 2013|National Headlines, New Orleans Local News|0 Comments

What Constitutes Illegal Searches and Seizures?

What Constitutes Illegal Searches and Seizures?
 
 
Illegal searches and seizures by law enforcement are particularly prevalent in drug crimes.   There are several issues which must be thoroughly investigated and litigated when you go to court.  These include:

Invalid search warrant  In order to get a search warrant, police officers or narcotics agents must make a sworn affidavit […]

By |December 11th, 2013|Legal News, National Headlines|0 Comments

U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite Urges Business Community to Hire Ex-offenders.

U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite Urges Business Community to Hire Ex-offenders.

Last Wednesday, U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite asked New Orleans business leaders to hire ex-offenders returning from prison and to help tackle Louisiana’s recidivism problem. We applaud Mr. Polite’s willingness to bring attention to this important issue. Polite asked business leaders to consider implementation of a program […]

By |December 10th, 2013|Legal News, National Headlines, People|0 Comments

Supreme Court Addresses Adverse Immigration Consequences Padilla v.Kentucky

Supreme Court Addresses Adverse Immigration Consequences …
In 2010, the Supreme Court of the United States, in the case of Padilla v. Kentucky, held that a defense attorney’s failure to advise the defendant concerning the risk of removal fell below the objective standard of reasonable professional assistance guaranteed by the Sixth Amendment.  Since then, Defendants who pled […]

By |December 9th, 2013|Legal News, National Headlines, Supreme Court|0 Comments

To text or not to text. That is the question!

 
 To text or not to text. That is the question!
Like you, I have a very busy lifestyle which requires multitasking. Consequently, like you, I look to technology to alleviate the burdens of the day. Cellular telephones have definitely helped us communicate easier and faster.  Cell phones are now an integral part of our daily lives […]

By |December 9th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Rest In Peace Nelson Mandela

Goodbye Mr. Mandela and Thank you!
 
Those of us that lived during the period in time that straddled the twentieth and twenty first centuries have had the privilege of living during the times of Nelson Mandela.
When someone dies, we humans have the habit of saying “May he rest in peace”.  In the case of  Nelson Mandela, […]

By |December 6th, 2013|National Headlines, People|0 Comments

World Peace Starting in Iran

No one is less qualified than I am to discuss the merits of international
nuclear treaties. I leave others to ponder if the treaty negotiated by
Secretary Kerry is a good or not.

Let me then address what I do know and understand and that is the art of
negotiation. I trust both parties knew […]

By |November 27th, 2013|National Headlines|0 Comments