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Fourth Amendment Friday- Get Off My Lawn

NOTE: Welcome to the first post in our other new alliteratively-titled weekly blog post series, Fourth Amendment Fridays. With this series we hope to highlight aspects of search and seizure law that may not be widely-known. Our hope is that an informed citizenry armed...

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WTF Wednesday- Citizens United: Not Wrongly Decided?

NOTE: Welcome to our inaugural WTF Wednesday post. With this series we hope to highlight aspects of the law and legal profession that make one want to cry out “What The #@!*?” Sometimes this will be a decision we think has been wrongly decided, while other times it...

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Lawyers Love Conflict?

Lawyers love conflict. At least they would appear to, given their choice of career. For trial lawyers in particular, conflict is the name of the game. We have an adversarial judicial process and your job as a trial lawyer is to go to battle on behalf of one of the...

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The First Amendment Right to Rock

As visitors to our Facebook page will be aware, Johnathan and I recently recorded our first radio ads for the firm. They will be airing on 96.9 The Eagle and are also available on Soundcloud here. Each ad closes with a reminder for listeners to exercise their...

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Negotiating in Good Faith

Negotiation plays a prominent role in our adversarial legal system. Litigating through the court system can be notoriously slow and expensive, so parties to a dispute have a strong incentive to work things out amongst themselves. Before a case gets to the point of...

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What is Community Property?

Getting divorced is difficult. No matter the circumstances, the dissolution of a marriage is a trying time for all of those involved. In order for everyone to move on, a clean break is ideal. In a divorce that doesn't include children, the distribution of property is...

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The Right to Record the Police in Idaho

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued a decision in Fields v. City of Philadelphia addressing the constitutional right to record police engaged in official business in public. This got me wondering about the nature of that right in Idaho. The Third...

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