MKL's take on the Opening Statements in Devault Today I was in the courtroom for the opening statements in the State v. Marissa Devault case. This is a death penalty case in Maricopa County. The State is alleging Devault murdered her husband by … [Read more...] about Opening Statements in St. v. Marissa Devault
At this time last year our Country started the downward spiral of obsession with the State v. Jodi Arias trial. The last part of the story will begin on March 17 with the jury selection for the re-trial of the penalty phase. Another trial that just … [Read more...] about The Next Big Trial In Maricopa County is Here – St. v. Marissa Devault
Yesterday Mac and Gaydos and I had a discussion on News Talk 92.3 KTAR about a thought provoking and emotional issue. Was a mother doing the right thing by "cyber shaming" her daughter or was it cyberbullying itself? Here are my thoughts on the … [Read more...] about Is it Online Discipline or Cyberbullying?
If you are planning to celebrate the end of 2013 and the beginning of 2014 you are obviously aware of the consequences of drinking too much (a hangover) of driving drunk (a DUI conviction) and of kissing the wrong person (use your imagination … [Read more...] about Unintended Consequences of Celebrating New Year’s Eve
It is still surprising to me that parties to a contract frown at the idea of mediation instead of an arbitration. Seriously people, arbitration is expensive and seldom takes less time than a full fledged court case. Let me break it down for … [Read more...] about Is Mediation Better Than Arbitration?
Please visit RockOnMommies for my uber-useful blog on the easy way to plan a Disneyland vacation and the all important question of whether and where to rent a stroller for it! While you are there browse around the rest of the site for tips, laughs … [Read more...] about The Easiest Way to Plan Your Trip to Disneyland and Where to Rent Your Stroller
A separation from another person is almost always difficult and emotionally draining, whether it be a divorce or a break-up. Sometimes it involves more than two hearts, those hearts may belong to children, extended family members or even pets. When … [Read more...] about A Pet Mediator? Really? Yes!
As I sit here writing this I am chanting "GO CNN, GO CNN, GO CNN!" Not only because I love the group over there and at HLN but also because I want the same result - live coverage of all aspects of State v. Jodi Arias. I woke up early today in order … [Read more...] about GO CNN! GO CNN! GO CNN! (it probably won’t work though)