Eye in the Sky

July 14th, 2016 | Posted in Law for Non-lawyers, Web/Tech

Lately in my neighborhood there has been a humming noise going around that sounded different from the chirping of crickets and buzzing of mosquitoes typical on a summer night in North Carolina. Someone is enjoying a new drone and flying about our community. While there are professional and governmental uses for such devices, I suspect my …Read More

A motion for amotion

May 24th, 2013 | Posted in Employment law, Legal Ethics, Web/Tech

In New Hanover County, local politics has taken an interesting turn since the election of Brian Berger to the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners in 2010. Since that time he had clashed with other members of the Board and been accused of harassing staff and odd behavior. After an incident where he attempted to …Read More

Trials and Tweets

March 20th, 2009 | Posted in Trials, Web/Tech

Image via CrunchBase Here is an interesting article on how the "Information Age" is impacting jury trials.  The article focuses on a New York case that was thrown out when it was admitted by eight (and that's out of twelve) jurors were conducting Google searches, Wikipedia searches, and using other Internet resources to discover facts …Read More