S.M. v Los Angeles Unified School District Appeal Courts have long held that school teachers and their supervisors are responsible for the children in their care. This concept has become such a commonly referenced ideal that it even has its own terminology: in loco parentis. The underlying principle, as the courts have reasoned, is that during […]
A Social Media Appeal: Admission of Social Media Post As Evidence Since its inception social media has created quite a conundrum in courtrooms across the country. Interactions between people involved in a legal proceeding are governed, as other aspects are, by the rules of evidence. These rules, while often ambiguous and open to interpretation, set […]
The Importance of Appellate Attorneys The word “attorney” means many different things to many different people. Attorney traditionally translate as someone who is well versed in the law. In decades past this was probably a fair translation. In today’s world this translation is about as useful as knowing that a teacher is someone who helps […]
Everyone knows that lawyers play an important role in the courtroom. When deciding to appeal, a lawyer plays an even more important part. The right appeal can change the outcome of your case. If you were judged unfairly or there was an error in your case, speaking with appeal lawyers in Tampa can help you […]
There has been a philosophical debate in the criminal justice system for nearly as long as a system has existed. At a basic level we understand that a crime is only committed when a person has the required intent to commit a crime. For example, it is not possible for one to commit arson while […]
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