Legal links of interest for the week ending July 28


Attorney Steven Getman reports on a number of stories about the law and lawyers in the news this week:

• Addressing threats to an independent judiciary

• How colleges suppress free speech

• Federal court halts enforcement of the Obama administration’s abortion pill mandate on religious freedom grounds

• Fewer DWI offenders foot bill for interlock device

• Connecticut prosecutor accused of sneaking naughty pics of female lawyers

• Drug company McKesson to pay New York $36 million in settlement

• Syracuse law against bath salts still a 'work in progress'

For more on these and other articles about lawyers and the law, click here:



Steven Getman Attorney Franklin & Gabriel Law Office

Steven Getman County Assigned Counsel, 2008-2011

Steven Getman Seneca County Stop-DWI Coordinator, 2007

Steven Getman Seneca County Attorney, 2002-2007

Steven Getman Seneca County Social Services Attorney, 1995-2001

Steven Getman Attorney Midey & Swinehart, 1995-2001

Steven Getman Seneca County Public Defender, 1995

Steven Getman Seneca County Law Guardian Panel, 1992-1995


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