In the midst of a Pandemic, COVID-19’s place atop the headlines seemed secure. Then last week, we were all witnesses to George Floyd’s death at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer. There is broad anger at the injustice, the abuse of power, and the plight of another African-American killed in police custody. We are still watching protests across the country; a fuse of rage lit and now exploding. Like many, my thoughts turned to Floyd’s family and their right to receive justice, both criminally and civilly. Criminal charges have already followed for the officer who kneeled on Floyd’s neck…
This post speculates about the future of continuing education programs (CEP) after a brief review of past CEPs.  This is part of a series analyzing what the potential new normal as the current crisis recedes.  The first post includes links to the others in the series. The Old Normal of Continuing Professional Education In the olden days, i.e., up until a few months ago, virtually all continuing education programs, trainings, symposia, and conferences were held in person.  Fuddy-duddies like me were very skeptical that one could conduct a good training without continuous face-to-face interaction.  Occasionally, a speaker would appear by…
We all want to look like we are young and healthy, even those of us in our later years.  Beauty is big business and, wherever there is big business, you can be sure charlatans will follow.  This is true in medicine and particularly true in cosmetic surgery. Unlike many other areas of medicine in which a doctor’s compensation depends on insurance company reimbursement rates, most cosmetic surgery is paid for by the patient.  Most often cosmetic surgery is not covered by medical insurance so the cosmetic surgeon is free to charge what the market will bear.  In the case of…
Is it possible falling asleep in your vehicle after a night of drinking can sometimes get you charged with driving under the influence in Arizona? In some states, only if there is proof you were actually driving the vehicle while under the influence. However, in Arizona, there are two ways to get a charged with a DUI: Driving while impaired to the slightest degree or over a .08 Being in actual physical control of a motor vehicle while you are impaired to the slightest degree or over a .08 So being caught sleeping or “behind the wheel” in a car…
I don’t know the answer to that question, which is why I am doing a survey to try to find out! I am hoping that you, dear reader of Indisputably, might be able to help.  Are you a judge, prosecutor or public defender? If yes, please fill out the survey.  If not, do you know anyone who is a judge, prosecutor or public defender?  If yes, please send them a link to this blog post and ask them to please fill out the survey. My hope is to reach a wonderfully wide and national cross section of professionals. Here is…
To create successful local pages means understanding what makes a good local page but also what you should avoid. In this episode of the Law Firm Marketing Decoded Podcast, we discuss four common local marketing mistakes that we see on law firm websites. The post 4 Common Local Marketing Mistakes to Avoid on Your Law Firm’s Website: Podcast Episode 86 appeared first on LawLytics.…