How A Failed Royal Pardon Became A Limit To A President's Power Of Pardon

The English word "impeach" is derived from the Latin preposition in, meaning in, on or into, and noun pedica, meaning a shackle or snare.  The earliest recorded case of impeachment by the English House of Commons was in 1376 during the reign of...

Stare Decisis Strikes Out At The Supreme Court

Readers of this blog may remember the case of Gilbert Hyatt versus the California Franchise Tax Board.  The litigation arose from the FTB's outrageous conduct in auditing Mr. Hyatt after he claimed to have moved to Nevada.  See Nevada Supreme Court...

Court Of Appeal Voids Jury Trial Waiver Notwithstanding New York Choice of Law

A New York state of mind, but California dreaming