Is Trump barred from holding office?

Legal analysis of the 14th Amendment’s Disqualification Clause and the upcoming election Fourteenth Amendment, Section 3: (Disqualification Clause) No person shall be a Senator or Representative in Congress, or elector of President and Vice-President, or hold any office, civil or military, under the United States, or under any State, who, having previously

The Victims’ Fair Treatment Act

A group of North Carolina Republicans recently introduced legislation designed to end North Carolina’s long-standing contributory negligence law. Senators Danny Britt, Jr. (R – District 13), Jim Perry (R – District 7), and Amy Galey (R – District 24) are the primary sponsors of SB477, entitled The Victim’s Fair Treatment Act. North

Rampant Workers’ Compensation Fraud – The Truth

Unless you’ve been living off the grid or trapped under a rock, most of us have heard statements such as, “Most workers’ compensation claims are bogus!”, “Workers’ Compensation reform is necessary because so many claims are fraudulent.” and “All those fraudulent workers’ compensation claims are driving up employers’ workers’ compensation rates.” Every

Part II of Workers’ Comp & Pre-Existing Conditions: Not the End of the World, but Beware

Having established in Part 1 that pre-existing conditions are not an absolute bar to recovery in workers’ compensation cases, we have arrived at the “beware” part of this discussion. Beware of NCGS §97-12.1. §97-12.1. Willful misrepresentation in applying for employment. No compensation shall be allowed under this Article for injury by accident or occupational disease

Back to School Blues in the Time of COVID 19

What a roller coaster ride, and not the fun kind, more of the there’s been a ride malfunction and the riders are getting worried and nauseous kind of ride. First, parents/guardians and students faced the uncertainties of what the 2020-2021 school year would look like. Now, we know what that looks like,