The Legal Examiner Affiliate Network The Legal Examiner The Legal Examiner The Legal Examiner search feed instagram google-plus avvo phone envelope checkmark mail-reply spinner error close

Editor's Picks

Recent Articles

Memorial honoring George Floyd outside of Cup Foods, where he was murdered by Derek Chauvin.

Separate trials in George Floyd case could help co-defendants

The recent ruling by District Judge Peter Cahill to hold a separate trial for Derek Chauvin, the ranking Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death, may make a subsequent trial more favorable for the other three officers involved. The move, a reversal from an…

Whistleblowers date back to the American Revolution

Protections for whistleblowers in the United States date back to 1777 and the Continental Congress.

travel booking, hotels and flights reservation on the screen of computer

Vacation rental dispute raises Constitutional questions

Carol and Jerard Muszik are making a federal case out of their dispute with their Florida beach community, Redington Shores, over the town’s short-term vacation rental regulations.  In mid-December, their company, Management Properties, LLC, sued their home town in U.S. District Court in Tampa for…

A view of the U.S. Capitol through the recently installed security barrier in the aftermath of the storming if the building by Trump supporters.

Domestic terrorism prosecutions reach all-time high

The insurrection attempt by a mob on the nation’s capitol may be part of a larger trend of increasing incidents of right-wing domestic terrorism.  “I think it’s not a one-off,” said William C. Banks, law professor at Syracuse University College of Law.  “We’re in a…

Protesters seen all over Capitol building where pro-Trump supporters riot and breached the Capitol

Specifics of Capitol attack will decide which charges rioters face

Most Americans were astonished Jan. 6 as they watched a band of Trump supporters rush the Capitol, loot offices, threaten civilians and trash Congressional offices. This occurred shortly after President Donald Trump urged some of his most rabid supporters to fight harder against what he…

galloping race horses in racing competition

New law brings sweeping changes to horse racing

Apparently, the horse racing industry is a lot like politics: It makes for strange bedfellows.  In late December, tucked into the fiscal-year 2021 omnibus spending bill passed on Capitol Hill, the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act became law, bringing with it — right out of…

Patent Law books with a judges gavel on desk in the library.

Demand for patents up, number of patent lawyers down. Why?

While the number of patent litigation lawyers is decreasing more than any other segment of law practice, patent lawsuits are on the rise, with the COVID-19 pandemic as one of several factors fueling the demand for patents and their protection.  The pandemic has spurred online…

Virginia removes statue of Robert E. Lee

Confederate statues falling since George Floyd killing

In the months that followed the police killing of George Floyd, 111 Confederate symbols and monuments were taken down and removed across the country, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, which tracks the monuments. In addition, over the objections of President Trump, Congress approved…

More Recent Articles >>