THE VERDICT…


and the Jury. I have heard, for years, that a Jury trial is a "crap shoot" and that you never know which way they will go. The basic trial is made up of a number of parts, all of which have their function.  There is the prosecution/plaintiff, the defense, the judge, and, if it is… Continue reading THE VERDICT…

Should you be able to legally Defend yourself, or others?


The Trayvon Martin case prompted a new look at the Stand Your Ground Laws, and specifically the one in Florida.. One of the questions that come up is this : Should Neighborhood Watch people be armed?  Are they Law Enforcement?  No. They are observers, and therefore they should "observe and report" only..  This means that they should NOT CONFRONT suspects who… Continue reading Should you be able to legally Defend yourself, or others?

To the family of Trayvon Martin,


I did not know him,and, except for his death, I most likely would never have even heard of him.  Maybe, if he had been able to mature to adulthood, he might have been able to make his mark on the world but, unfortunately we will not have the chance to find that out as his premature death, at the… Continue reading To the family of Trayvon Martin,