What’s happening in the world of litigation? Sanctuary cities have good legal grounds for protecting immigrants. Melania Trump has sued a newspaper for libel, but the damages may be overblown. And the media got it all wrong on that McDonald’s hot-coffee lawsuit.
What’s the latest in litigation news? Delaware has a new mandatory course for landlords on evicting their tenants. A pro se litigant doesn’t let his finances keep him from suing an insurer. And the Bundy brothers in Oregon irritate a federal judge by defending themselves at trial.
We have news of the weird in this episode of Legal Bits, including a new use for unlicensed practice of law charges, an unlicensed lawyer suing his finance company, getting read for filth by Facebook, and stopping a fan party with your copyright.
Lots to talk about in this episode of Legal Bits, including a new app that simplifies divorce, a finance company that abuses its customers in court, and a judge’s effort to dress up his courtroom.
In this episode of Legal Bits, we highlight a group of Robin Hoods fending off the meter maid, the growth of pro se litigation in Canada, and one man’s abuse of bankruptcy petitions to keep a house over his head. Stay in the know with Legal Bits!
It’s time for a new episode of Legal Bits, our occasional series on fascinating legal news and opportunities for pro se litigants. This week, we look at a novel use of citizen participation laws to force the prosecutor’s hand in the case of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old Cleveland boy shot dead by police for playing with a toy gun. We also check out the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on the appellate rights of undocumented immigrants, along with an international lawyer’s fresh take on the rights of extraterrestrials. Stay in the know with Legal Bits!
Occasionally I run across truly fascinating news items in the legal journals; let’s call them “legal bits” for lack of a better term. We try to keep up with the explosion in self-represented litigants and how we’re faring in the courts. Three recent “legal bits” caught my eye. More Like This:If You’re A Pro Se Plaintiff, This Manual Is For […]