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Bullying: Slowly But Surely, the Law Recognizes an Age-Old Problem

How far is too far when it comes to protecting your child from an alleged school bully? A mother in Santa Rosa, California may very well have pushed the limits of good parenting in attempts to protect her daughter earlier...more

When Santa Is Naughty, Does He Give Himself a Lump of Coal?

If so, then Santa should be giving himself a nice chunk of West Virginia’s finest to burn in his stove this Christmas. According the Associated Press, recently, at a mall in Hingham, Massachusetts, Santa was barred from the...more

Violence Against Women Act Not Reauthorized but Backers Hope to Revive It

On January 2, 2013, the United States 112th Congress officially ran out its term and did not vote the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) for reauthorization. VAWA, drafted by then-Senator Joe Biden and signed into law by...more

Audio Recording of Police in Action Found to Be Protected Right under 1st Ammendment

Audio Recordings of Police Are Protected By First Amendment According to Two Different Courts Of Appeal. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday delivered a blow to Illinois’ 50-year-old anti-eavesdropping law according to trial...more

Legal Byte: After a parent sexually abuses his daughter should the courts grant him custody of his sons?

Legal Byte: After a parent sexually abuses his daughter should the courts grant him custody of his sons? Find out what California courts have to say....more

The Trayvon Martin Shooting - Justice Unbalanced

Dr. Ron Martinelli discusses the various legal issues with the criminal as well as civil case and implicates the media as an unjust bias upon the public. ...more

March 21, 2012 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily

The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more

Plaintiff's Guide to Dog-Bite Litigation (Powerpoint)

Delivered by Michael Kaiser of the Kaiser Legal Group to a national audience in December, 2011, and July, 2012, in conjunction with the National Business Institute's Continuing Legal Education seminar (CLE) "Plaintiff's Guide...more

Battered Spouses

Are you a foreign citizen being abused by a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident while living in the U.S.? Do you need to get away from this abuser without their knowledge? If you answered “Yes” to the above...more

Preview of Supreme Court Cases Impacting Government Liability

October 3rd marked the official start of the 2011 term for the United States Supreme Court. There are several cases already on the Court’s docket that are likely to impact government liability. This article summarizes...more

Relaxamento da prisão ilegal

O relaxamento da prisão ilegal tal como previsto pelo constituinte pode ser conceituado sob aspectos distintos, embora a finalidade seja a mesma: a tutela do direito à liberdade pessoal e da principal faculdade...more

LIST OF WITNESSES

A HotDocs form created for providing a list of witnesses....more

STJ - Recurso Especial n. 872.630 - RJ

Excesso de Prisão preventiva e indenização

Decisão do Superior Tribunal de Justiça que reconheceu ao réu o direito à indenização por danos morais, decorrentes da ilegalidade da prisão preventiva, seja porque após...more

A responsabilidade do Estado pela prisão ilegal

A liberdade pessoal antes mesmo de ser reconhecida como um direito institucional, já era tido como um direito natural do Homem, sempre habituado a viver livre e com plena autonomia de suas faculdades para satisfazer da...more

Lawson v. New York Billiards Corp.

Memorandum and Order

Plaintiffs, a former employee and his wife, filed an action against defendants, a corporation and two officers, alleging breach of employment contract and wrongful discharge, malicious prosecution, intentional infliction of...more

Lawson v. New York Billiards Corp.

Brief of Plaintiffs in Opposition to Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment

Plaintiffs, a former employee and his wife, filed an action against defendants, a corporation and two officers, alleging breach of employment contract and wrongful discharge, malicious prosecution, intentional infliction of...more

Jennifer Farfaras v Citizens Bank, et al.

Federal 7th Circuit Upholds Verdict of Sexual Harassment

The plaintiff filed sex harassment and sex discrimination complaints under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and common law complaints of battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress and assault against...more

Os fundamentos da reparação de danos pela indevida restrição da liberdade pessoal pelo Estado

A liberdade pessoal (ou individual) sempre foi um dos atributos mais importantes do Homem. Toda a formação da Ciência do Direito sempre teve como uma de suas bases a proteção da liberdade...more

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