Category: General / Opinion

Can the President be Indicted?

If you believe the blather on the various news channels, the President of the United States cannot be indicted for a crime while in office.  Is this true?  Hmmm. . .  is the President above the law? Actually, it seems to be the “policy” of… Continue reading

Help Wanted: A Leader…

This article is about leadership. Leaders run companies big and small. And countries, states and local governments. So, what makes a good leader? Leadership coaches and consultants offer these observations: A good leader leads by example, not by imposing strict rules or threats. A good… Continue reading

Feeling Blue? Visit the Emerald Isle!

Like many folks living in the northeastern United States (think Boston, Philadelphia, New York) some of my ancestors came over from Ireland in the late 1800s. I recently had the privilege of traveling to the Emerald Isle and visiting the “auld sod” where my family… Continue reading

Hurricane Florence – Protecting Yourself from Charity Scams

We are lucky, here in southeastern Pennsylvania, to not be too heavily affected by the yearly hurricane season. Amid all of the cooperation, generosity and heroism shown during such events, there is also a disheartening and much different phenomenon: scam artists posing as charities that… Continue reading

Congratulations Bill Brennan!

Join us in congratulating Bill Brennan and his family on their latest acquisition — TWINS! (Bill could never be satisfied with just one grandchild! Bill’s daughter Liz recently gave birth to twin daughters.  All are doing well and Bill is thrilled to be a Grandfather. … Continue reading

Objection! Calls for a “Conclusion”

If you want to learn a bit about courtroom procedure, look no further than “Perry Mason.” In a jury trial, fact witnesses can be asked what they saw, heard, did, and numerous other “facts” — but they cannot be asked to offer a conclusion on… Continue reading

The Bill of Rights

The “Bill of Rights” is made up of the first ten amendments to the U. S. Constitution. They are clear, concise and to the point. They are also critical to the endurance of our constitutional democracy. They are worth reading, perhaps now more than ever.… Continue reading

Penalty Points

As most drivers in Pennsylvania know, the Commonwealth maintains a point system for driver education and control which provides for the assessment of points against your license following a conviction of certain motor vehicle offenses. As a service to our readers we set forth below… Continue reading

Why We Need A Free Press

Our Constitution was signed in 1787 but it did not originally include some of our fundamental constitutional freedoms.  One of them, freedom of the press, is at the core of our modern democracy – – one of the “checks and balances” on our political process.… Continue reading

Groups of Animals

Full disclosure:  This article contains nothing about the law (except perhaps the law of the jungle).  Once in a while I see a topic that is just plain fun, and feel compelled to share it. So what do you call a group of geese?  A… Continue reading