Archive: January 2013

How Tall Is That Man in the Video?

Published: Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Criminal law cases shows the “junk science” nature of the video “expert.”

New Group to Help Resolve Family Conflicts

Published: Monday, January 28th, 2013

Wouldn’t it be nice if there were an organization in which professionals from the family-law bar, mental-health providers and the courts come together in an effort to share information? That’s what The Association of Family and Conciliation Courts is all about.

Justice Thomas and Appellate Arguments

Published: Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

While some appellate arguments can be mundane and boring, others, especially at the U.S. Supreme Court level, present the legal system at its best: A high level discussion of how the law affects society and should be used to improve the world we live in.

Children Making Choices

Published: Thursday, January 10th, 2013

At first blush, a court of appeals case which is not recommended for publication, but may be cited, presents the common and troublesome issue of a child making choices. Upon closer reading, however, the case is much simpler.

The Good, Bad and Ugly Family Court Opinions of 2012

Published: Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Here is a look at the good, not-so-good and downright worst court opinions of the past year.