Unknown MLK recording found in Nashville attic

“A previously unknown interview given by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in 1960 has been discovered in the attic of a Nashville home. Stephon Tull was looking through old boxes of his father’s when he came across a reel labeled “Dr. King interview, Dec. 21, 1960.” He...

An underfunded court system weakens access to justice

According to an article in the Economist on October 1, 2011, the recession is also affecting the judiciary In California.  Backlogs have increased, trials take longer to finalize, and access to courts is increasingly limited at a time when there is greater need for...

9/11 and the Law

The September 9th issue of the New York Law Journal includes a a special section on “9/11 and the Law.” The section “includes a detailed timeline of the still unfolding developments spawned by the crisis and essays about how it has changed...

Dogs In Court

An interesting article in the New York Times puts the spotlight on the use of dogs in the courtroom.   In “Dog Helps Rape Victim, 15, Testify,” Rosie, a golden retriever, is profiled.  Rosie provides comfort to traumatized children who testify in court. ...