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Scales of Justice
December 18, 2017

Dark Money Electing Judges Is Undermining Judicial Independence

Judicial independence is a bedrock of our civil and criminal justice system; however, a new report finds that judicial independence is eroding and under attack. […]

Brett Emison
November 20, 2017

Tree Stand Hazards: What Every Hunter Needs to Know

Every autumn, thousands of Americans take to the woods for deer hunting. What’s rarely discussed are the inherent dangers of hunting from elevated tree stands. […]

Langdon Emison
September 6, 2017

Traumatic Brain Injuries Commonly Missed in Emergency Rooms

At least 1.7 million people suffer brain injuries each year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An overwhelming number of traumatic […]

Mark Emison
August 2, 2017

“Anyone Can Legally Say, ‘Eat Sh!t, Bob!’” (Or Why Tort Victims Aren’t The Problem)

Bob Murray runs coal companies. He also sues people. Prolifically. And unsuccessfully (at least seven cases dismissed). In June 2017, John Oliver’s HBO program, Last Week […]

Brett Emison
October 24, 2016

Nursing Home Abuse Victims Can Now Have Their Day in Court

Countless stories tell the same tale of nursing home abuse and neglect resulting in serious injuries to residents, even death. Far too often, these cases […]

Langdon Emison
October 12, 2016

The Vanishing Jury Trial and What’s at Stake

During the last few decades, law journals and law reviews have published often about the national decline in jury trials.  As reported recently in the […]

Langdon Emison
August 18, 2016

MTV Series: Unlocking The Truth About Wrongful Convictions

Ryan Ferguson was just 19-years old when he was arrested – and eventually convicted – of a murder in Columbia, Mo., he did not commit. Now […]

Brett Emison
July 1, 2016

Choosing a Safe Car for your Teenager

Many parents dread the day their children turn 16. We look at this milestone not only as parents ourselves, but also through another lens – […]

Langdon Emison
June 30, 2016

Feds Warn: Park Your Honda Vehicles Until Takata Airbags Are Replaced

A particular subset of Takata airbag inflators in older model Honda and Acura vehicles show a far higher risk of ruptures during air bag deployment, […]

Brett Emison