Tag Archives: Hearing

Evaluating conflicting testimony and the credibility of witnesses in a disciplinary hearing

A court may not weigh the evidence or reject the choice made by the hearing officer in a disciplinary proceeding where there is conflicting evidence and room for choice exists. Where  there is room for choice, the court may not … Continue reading

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Will the new, reintroduced version of the STATES Act be able to get even a hearing in Congress?

The question in the title of this post was my reaction of this news out of Congress as reported here by Marijuana Moment: Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and David Joyce (R-OH) filed the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States … Continue reading

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PA Superior Court Finds Speculation Insufficient to Prove Mens Rea at Preliminary Hearing

Criminal Defense Lawyer Zak Goldstein The Pennsylvania Superior Court has decided the case of Commonwealth v. Wyatt, holding that the trial court properly dismissed involuntary manslaughter, homicide by vehicle, and related charges stemming from a fatal motor vehicle accident where … Continue reading

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Defective Earplugs Have Caused Soldiers Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL)

Hearing loss is awful no matter how it happens. I’m sure it has been stellar to play guitar for The Who, as Pete Townshend has done for decades. Sadly though he now suffers from serious hearing loss and tinnitus. Townshend … Continue reading

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Supreme Court hearing oral argument on agency-deference question

The Supreme Court of the United States heard oral argument on March 27, 2019 concerning a case (Kisor v. Wilkie, No. 18-15) involving the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA). The case asks the Supreme Court to consider overruling the current … Continue reading

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