Blog Posts in 2013

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Minority Report a Reality

In 2002, I watched an interesting movie entitled "Minority Report" starring tom cruise. It was about a specialized police task force, which was empowered to make arrests before they ...
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Trial Tax

Assistant District Attorneys, Federal Prosecutors, and City prosecutors are known for threatening harsher sentences if a plea is not entered. This doesn't happen all the time, but it is not ...
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COPSLIE Vanity Plate Not Allowed By State

A man from New Hampshire has taken his case all the way to the New Hampshire Supreme Court. In what he feels are his rights to free speech, he wants the state to issue him a vanity plate that reads: ...
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Johnson & Johnson Settles Over Drug Risperdal

Risperdal was a drug that was aggressively promoted and sold by Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for unapproved uses, mostly targeting providers who treated ...
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Police Motto to Become "Seize and Profit?"

As a Kansas criminal defense lawyer, my passion is to defend people against prosecutors accusations and charges. However, that representation sometimes crosses over from criminal law into civil law. ...
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Prosecuting Attorney Plead Guilty to DUI

A few years ago, I defended someone is Western Kansas in a highly contested second time DUI trial. One of the prosecuting lawyers was Scott James. It was so ironic to learn recently that Mr. James ...
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The Last Supper

The Last Supper In the United States there has often been a fascination with crime and punishment. One thing that has piqued the interest of Americans is what an inmate on death row may choose as his ...
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Legal Colorado Weed Moving Illegally into Kansas

Legal Colorado Weed Moving Illegally into Kansas While other states are legalizing marijuana, it remain illegal in Kansas. However, large quantities of marijuana are making its way in and out of ...
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iPhone's new Fingerprint Scanner raises Legal Concerns

Apple recently announced that it is moving toward biometric security measures on its devices, for example, the fingerprint scanner (unlock) on new iPhone, and away from knowledge-based authentication, ...
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Death at a Daycare

Death at a Daycare Eleven month old, Giovanni Jaraleno, was found unresponsive at Kansas City's Advantage Day Care. Workers at the daycare said that Giovanni was being fussy when they put him down ...
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Boy's Eyes Ripped Out

Chinese Boy Blinded … Attacker Still on the Loose This week in Shanxi, a Chinese boy went missing while playing outside. When the boy was discovered, he was found alive, but covered in blood ...
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NFL Concussion Lawsuit To Be Settled

I've had some minimal involvement with the NFL concussion lawsuit and have been interested in the legal issues. However, it seems that the legal issues will not be decided in court, but rather be ...
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SWAT Team Used For City Ordinance Violations

A few weeks ago, Arlington, Texas local law enforcement cited a small organic farm for code violations such as, "grass that was too tall, bushes growing too close to the street, a couch and piano ...
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Missouri Circuit Court Judge Fires Longtime Court Personnel For Helping Wrongly Accused Innocent Defendant

Missouri Circuit Court Judge Fires Longtime Court Personnel For Helping Wrongly Accused Innocent Defendant In 1984, Robert Nelson was wrongly convicted of rape. Even though you are supposedly innocent ...
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NCAA Sued Over Use of Likeness of Athletes

Soon after a recent court ruling came out, the NCAA gave EA Sports notice that they will not be redoing the contract with them for their future games. In other words, NCAA Football will now be called ...
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Hospital liable over handling of lien

Merchandising Practices Violation Pled against Hospital Statute allows hospital lien on patient’s recovery against third-party tortfeasor, but only to satisfy debt owed to hospital. ...
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Change of custody based on alienation of one parent

Modification Affirmed Statutes provide that circuit court may consider modification of custody on facts constituting substantial and continuing change of circumstances after previous decree, or ...
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Issues in George Zimmerman Trial Regarding Death of Trayvon Martin

The George Zimmerman trial regarding the death of Trayvon Martin has generated an unusual amount of controversy. What do people think about this case? Please speak out and let us know your thoughts. ...
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New Kansas Abortion Law in Effect

On April 19, 2013, the Kansas Governor signed the new law regarding abortions. On July 1, 2013, HB 2253 goes into effect which prohibits a person from performing or inducing abortions or attempting to ...
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Hernandez Charged With Murder

After days of speculation and legal investigation, NFL superstar Aaron Hernandez was arrested earlier this morning and formally charged with murder and five other weapon charges just one hour ago. He ...
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Child support modification

Child Support Affirmed Missouri statutes allow child support retroactive to date of petition and necessary five years before. Circuit court’s award of necessary expenses was within the range ...
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Our Government Knows Everything About You

Our powerful and snoopy government knows where you shop, knows what you like, knows what internet sites you surf, and anything else you leave a record of. Buy something with you credit? There's a ...
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Bill Passed Against Making Contact With Police That Annoys, Harasses, Threatens, Or Alarms or

As a Kansas criminal defense attorney, I see our American liberties being eroded more and more everyday. Another blow recently occurred when the New York State Senate passed a bill making it a felony ...
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Innocent Kansas Man Goes Free

As a criminal defense attorney, you are often handed bad facts. I often wish I could file a "Motion for New Facts." However, sometimes the defense lawyer is given great legal facts from a ...
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US Government Spying On Us

Via CNET: Senior Obama administration officials have secretly authorized the interception of communications carried on portions of networks operated by AT&T and other Internet service providers, a ...
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