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.
Deer hunting is a popular sportsman’s past-time in Mississippi as well as in many other parts of the country. Hunters have the option of dressing (skinning, cleaning and separating the edible parts of the deer) themselves or taking their kill to a deer processor. Of course, it is illegal to sell game meat in Mississippi, […]
Friend, Would you like to pay taxes to use services like Facebook, Google, iTunes, or Netflix? How about paying even more taxes to help finance ObamaCare and other big-government boondoggles? This could happen very soon, and it gets worse … much worse. Our President and his tax-pinching pundits in DC are gearing up to force through […]
Workers’ compensation law has changed significantly over the 40 years of my practice. And it is good for, the worker, to understand the changes, most of which have worked against you. This is due to the influence of the insurance companies and big business, to the disadvantage of the worker. Of course, with the economy […]
“WHOA, LET’S BACK UP, HOSS….” From some old common wisdom gained (and forcibly impressed over the years): “The person you marry at 20 will not be the same person you’re married to at 30.” We all change over the years; scientists tell us that by replacement of cells, the body you have at 20 (and, […]
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, […]
There are three methods of getting a divorce in Mississippi: (1) the no-fault divorce, (2) the uncontested fault divorce, and (3) the contested (fault) divorce. In the no-fault (irreconcilable differences) divorce, the parties usually agree to all the terms of the divorce: first, to get a divorce, then custody of children (if any) which often […]
Readers of the previous article appearing here concerning Swindol v. Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation are familiar with the basic facts but a brief reminder: the plaintiff, Swindol, an honorably discharged Marine with extensive training and experience in aerospace materials and advanced construction was fired by Aurora for having a weapon in his locked vehicle which […]
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.’ […]