Mississippi self defender Robert Swindol , through legal counsel of David Butts Law Firm in Tupelo, MS, has appealed the Court’s decision on MS gun laws.
With rare exception, after 40 years of law practice, I have never seen a lawyer publicly disclose what he or she charges for various legal services. Until now … and I’m bringing the house.
Consistent with a promise made a year ago (to defend, for free, any MS resident charged with a felony using a firearm in self-defense) I’ve taken on a case in Yazoo City.
If you or a loved one have been injured in a car wreck or a truck wreck then this check list is MUST. It has been developed by DAVID BUTTS, a PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY over a period of forty years in the practice of personal injury and injuries of many kinds. This list, however, has […]
Pentagon directive on military support to civilian authorities details a policy envisioning the Obama administration’s use of military force against Americans.
Readers of previous posts by this author on the case of Swindol v. Aurora Flight Sciences (now pending in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of MS) are familiar with the facts of that case, but a brief re-cap. Swindol, an honorably discharged vet and experienced artisan in the aerospace industry, was fired when, apparently, […]
In the “Land of the Free” – you grow up hearing a lot about freedom. You’re told you live in the best country on the planet. That other nations ‘hate’ you and your freedom. And you have the most open and fair justice system in the world. The justice system is allegedly founded on principles […]
In the 1980’s Stuart M. Speiser wrote a book called Lawsuit which had a profound effect on me as a young lawyer. A member of Mr. Speiser’s law firm reviewed the book with the following: Like Shakespeare’s man, a lawsuit has seven ages, pleadings, pretrial procedures, pre-trial conferences, trial, post-trial procedures, final judgment, and appeal.’ […]
Many small towns (and even some larger ones) and country roads in Mississippi are crossed by railroad tracks. It could be said that many towns in Mississippi would not exist if not for the railroad, but the question becomes which came first, the chicken or the egg? Perhaps the railroad came because the town was there and […]
On January 11th, a report of a shooting outside a convenience store in Jackson, Mississippi, which had a “no firearms” sign posted at the entrance, brings to mind one obvious observation and one not-so-obvious question. First, it is obvious that criminals have no regard whatsoever for “no firearms” signs and that, in fact, the presence […]