Archive: July 2022

CUSTODY AND SERVICE PEOPLE: New law not perfect but does have good elements

Published: Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

The confluence of law and politics does not always equal good policy. A good example is the continuing efforts over the years to deal with the issue of the effect of deployed service people and the placement of minor children.

The U.S. Supreme Court and politics

Published: Monday, July 11th, 2022

It would be pointless to write a column on the United States legal system and ignore the two significant cases which the court decided this week. One case, New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. Bruen significantly expanded gun rights by striking down a New York law which restricted the right of New Yorkers to carry handguns in public.