Author Archives: Ron

This Week in the Courts: Witchcraft

August 17th, 2013 | Posted by Ron in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

Freedom of religion is protected by our Constitution, as well it should be.  Thus, courts generally will strive to avoid making any determinations based upon the religious beliefs, or lack of belief, of a litigant.  Whether a person professes to believe in Jesus, Mohammad, Buddha, Mother Nature, or to not believe at all, the courts will not touch the … Read more

This Week in the Courts: Troubled Youth

July 15th, 2013 | Posted by Ron in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

In the practice of law, I see criminal defendants pass through various courts on a daily basis.  For the vast majority of those appearances, defendants are efficiently brought before the Courts, and returned again to their holding cells.  So efficient, in fact, are those appearances, that we often forget that these defendants may well be in the midst … Read more