Daily Archives: July 16, 2013 - 5 results


Posted 4 years ago in Crime Current Events by Staff Editor   
How Jury Found Zimmerman Not Guilty – KCBS [Radio]

The jurors in George Zimmerman’s trial decided he had a right to self-defense and exercised it in the killing of Trayvon Martin. They acquitted Zimmerman of second-degree murder and manslaughter. All News KCBS radio (740 AM and 106.9 FM), the flagship station of CBS Radio Network in San Francisco, interviewed Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine, who explained what happened at the trial. Larry says Zimmerman’s lawyers did not assert the Stand Your Ground defense. This law takes the right to use …

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Posted 4 years ago in Landlord & Tenant by Janet Raasch  
Can Your Landlord Evict You for Smoking?

It is getting harder and harder to find a place to smoke cigarettes. Smoking is not allowed in many workplaces; in many retail establishments like stores, restaurants and bars; and in many public places. Sometimes, you just want to get into your own personal space, where you make the rules and you can smoke if you want to. After all, smoking by adults is legal private behavior. If you own your own home, you can smoke with impunity. If you …

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Posted 4 years ago in Crime Current Events gun rights by Staff Editor   
Larry Bodine Explains Zimmerman Verdict on WFTL [Radio]

Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine was interviewed on “The Joyce Kaufman Show” on WFTL (850 AM). The station serves Fort Lauderdale, Miami and the Palm Beaches. Larry explains how a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter. Larry believes the media had been biased in rooting for a second-degree murder or manslaughter conviction. Thus, people were surprised by the outcome. However, upon reviewing the evidence, the prosecution was short on eyewitnesses, there was no video and no …

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Posted 4 years ago in Marijuana by Josh Crank  
Ariz. Cops Ordered to Return Medical Marijuana to Patients

Arizona authorities must return medical marijuana they seize from authorized patients, according to a decision from the Arizona Supreme Court. The state’s high court refused to hear the appeal of the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office, which argued that returning medical marijuana to a patient would put it in violation of the federal Controlled Substances Act. The case involves California medical marijuana patient Valerie Okun, whose medical marijuana was confiscated at a Border Patrol checkpoint near Yuma in 2011. Arizona’s medical …

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Posted 4 years ago in gun rights by Aaron Kase  
Private Militia Patrols Public Land in Wisc. Northwoods

Private guards carrying what appear to be fully automatic assault weapons were spotted on public-access land in Wisconsin’s Northwoods recently, there to guard an iron ore mine drilling site from protestors. The Gogebic Taconite company has been exploring the Penokee Hills in Ashland and Iron counties to blast open a massive iron mine, taking advantage of laws passed this year in Wisconsin which rolled back environmental regulations. The land in question is private property that is managed as a public …

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