Commonwealth v. Barnes, SJC-11036 and Commonwealth v. Diorio, SJC-11052
On May 2, 2011, WBUR-FM, a National Public Radio station in Boston began broadcasting live streaming video over the internet... more
5th 14th Amendments
We are all familiar with the phrases "beyond a reasonable doubt" and "innocent until proven guilty." These are the rights given to all individuals who find themselves, whether... more
Collection Due Process hearings are a powerful tool in the right situation. They get you in front of an Appeals Officer to discuss your collection issue and they receive priority on the calander of... more
ELEVENTH CIRCUIT citiing Supreme Court rules Valdosta State University student entitled to due process over his facebook page! ([D]ue process requires, in connection with a suspension of 10 days or... more
I have observed in both the courts of limited jurisdiction and the King County Superior Court defendants in shackles when their case is being heard. It is customarily considered by courts of record,... more
When you receive a Notice of Intent to Levy from the IRS it will come with a form to Request a Collection Due Process Hearing ("CDP") or Equivalent Hearing. What exactly is this and what should you... more
In the vast majority of situations,
parents and school staff work collaboratively to implement an appropriate
education for students with disabilities. In the rare situation where the
school staff... more
The Fifth Amendment guarantees due process about all matters pertaining to laws of the federal government.
Our Fifth Amendment says....
"No person shall be held to answer for a... more