Should lawyers blog about specifics in their cases? The Virginia State Bar Association has sanctioned Attorney Horace Hunter for blogging about a case and he’s appealing based on First Amendment rights. A Virgina Lawyers Weekly article and a Washington Post article brought attention to this story which has wide impact in the legal blogosphere. Lawyer2Lawyer co-host and attorney, Bob Ambrogi welcomes Kevin O’Keefe, CEO and Publisher of LexBlog, Eric E. Johnson from The University of North Dakota School of Law and Peter Vieth, Legal Editor for Virginia Lawyers Weekly, to talk about this controversial case, lawyers blogging and their First Amendment rights.
Join Attorneys J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi, co-hosts and and Law.com bloggers for legal analysis on the Tavares case, and the effect this case may have on Mitt Romney’s run for the Presidency. Was the Massachusetts judge who released Daniel Tavares from prison within bounds? Lawyer 2 Lawyer welcomes Attorney and WBZ News reporter Dan Rea, also host of WBZ Radio’s NightSide with Dan Rea and David Frank, Attorney and reporter from Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.
A company indicted for involuntary manslaughter? It raises interesting, timely legal questions involving the company that provided the epoxy blamed in the fatal Big Dig tunnel collapse in Boston killing a woman in a car. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, Law.com blogger and host, J. Craig Williams welcomes David Frank, News Reporter from Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and Attorney Bradley M. Henry, partner in the Boston law firm of Meehan, Boyle, Black & Bogdanow, P.C. and the “Plaintiffs’ Liaison Counsel” on behalf of the children of the victim in this case, Milena DelValle, to discuss the reaction to this indictment, charging Powers Fasteners with one count of involuntary manslaughter, the cap on criminal penalties for corporations and what the future holds for the other companies who could potentially be charged for this tragedy.