Charlottesville and the Consequences of Free Speech
The country has been in shock as backlash has erupted over the recent events that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia just two weeks ago. A group of nationalist protesters took to the streets waving Confederate flags and chanting Nazi slogans such as “blood and soil” and “Jews will not replace us.” The demonstration was met […]
What Should I do in a Bicycle Hit and Run?
Craig Ashton sat down with Edward Schade on a recent episode of All Things Legal to discuss the hit-and-run law that every biker should know. In early June, seasoned bicyclist and running legend Bill Finkbeiner was walking on a bike trail in Sacramento when he was struck from behind by an oncoming bicycle. The bicyclist […]
Staying Safe on the Water This Summer
Summer is here, and the days are heating up. It’s time to take a break from the land and hit the water for some fun. Whether you’re swimming, boating or riding a jet ski, you can enjoy all the water has to offer this summer at your local lake, river or beachfront. However, cooling off […]
Do I Need an Attorney If I Was Bit By a Dog or My Dog Bit Someone?
The short answer is: it depends. If you or a loved one were bitten and you feel the need, whether for the community’s safety or to pay for medical costs, that you should sue, then yes you will need an attorney. You should also hire an attorney if your dog bit someone and you believe […]
Does the Communications Decency Act hurt people and businesses?
In this week’s episode of All Things Legal, Craig Ashton discussed the broad and outdated guidelines of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) that have since allowed for defamatory statements and the solicitation of illegal acts to have a place on public websites. The CDA was initially installed to prevent minor’s access to the pornographic material; […]
Proposed State Law Bans Use of Smart Phones for Children Under 13
We see smartphones everywhere. In school hallways, at the family dinner table and plugged in at the bedside table. Smartphones, tablets and unfettered Internet access connect us to faraway corners of the world and make life all the more convenient. But how young is too young for a Smart Phone? One Colorado man has decided that […]