Category: News

  • Happy New Year to All !

    Happy New Year to All !

    NEW YEAR GREETINGS. Another year has passed. A new year has begun. But not for our court system. The New Jersey Court calendar actually begins in July. I guess you could say that that the court system is behind the times. You can read the New Jersey Superior Court list of Court holidays for the…

  • Thanksgiving: 7 Things to Celebrate

    Thanksgiving: 7 Things to Celebrate

    Thanksgiving falls on the fourth Thursday of November. Now, the world these days is a troubled place in many respects. You just have to turn on the nightly news to know that. Yet, we in the United States still have so much to be thankful for on Thanksgiving. Here are just seven of those things.…

  • Labor Day Greetings

    Labor Day Greetings

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    Labor Day for many is just the last chance to go to the beach during the summer. But it really is so much more than that. The holiday celebrates our nation’s workers. The workers who built this country. LABOR DAY HAS SEVERAL CONNECTIONS WITH NEW JERSEY Labor Day has several connections with the State of New Jersey. For…

  • Op-ed: De Blasio Settles Fed Case

    Op-ed: De Blasio Settles Fed Case

    De Blasio to chase jihadist landlords? I recently wrote an op-ed for The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. Below is an excerpt. You can read the full piece here. New York City is settling a federal lawsuit that claims that NYPD monitoring of city mosques to detect radical activity is unconstitutional. A similar case was filed in New Jersey previously. That lawsuit…

  • July 4th Holiday Today

    July 4th Holiday Today

    JULY 4TH HOLIDAY SHOULD REMIND ALL OF THE TRUE MEANING OF FREEDOM The July 4th holiday should not just be about barbecues, ballgames, and beaches. We all should reflect on this July 4th on the privilege of our freedom. In that spirit, here are some excerpts from the document that gave rise to the day. I refer…

  • Supreme Court Primer Post

    Supreme Court Primer Post

    SUPREME COURT PRIMER – IS THE COURT POLITICAL? See the excerpt of a guest post below I recently wrote on political irony or you can read the whole thing here. A Supreme Court Primer America’s political divide now envelops the United States Supreme Court. For example, when the Court decides that the billionaire Koch brotherscan…

  • Law Op-ed : Campaign Financing

    Law Op-ed : Campaign Financing

    Federal Law: Saving Bernie’s Amendment I wrote an op-ed about campaign financing law that appeared on  May 8, 2015, in the Caledonian Record, a Vermont newspaper. Below are excerpts. You can read the full column here. An activist court decision must be lousy when even Bernie Sanders hates it. Senator Sanders detests the Supreme Court’s 2010 ruling in…

  • Pink Concerts for Kids

    Pink Concerts for Kids

    New Jersey Judge Rules That An Alleged Profanity-Laced Pink Concert In an unusual case, New Jersey judge rules that an alleged profanity-laced pink concert was appropriate for an 11-year-old girl. I wrote an op-ed in response. Based on a recent court case, below is an excerpt of an op-ed I wrote for the Courier-Post and The Daily Journal. It is a satire.…

  • Christie Now Unhinged?

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    Has Gov. Christie become unhinged? I recently wrote an op-ed for the Times of Trenton. Below is an excerpt. (Warning: The column is a satire). Chris Christie is desperate. The Garden State’s governor wants to be president. He may even make an official announcement someday. But his poll numbers are dropping. So Christie now spends his…

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Today

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Today

    Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day The birthday of the Rev. Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. is observed as a federal and state holiday in New Jersey. Federal and state offices are closed. This includes the courts. The holiday is observed each year on the third Monday of January. While he was not an attorney,…