Welcome to Monday, the 39th anniversary of the London premiere of “Cats.” Here are some news items to get your week started. — Indiana attorney general loses law license for a month over alleged groping. — Could Trump v. Biden become the next Bush v. Gore? — Dallas law firm fires staffer over Facebook post […]
Welcome to Monday, the 54th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Here are some news items to get your week started. – Dogs and cats have right to counsel in Connecticut. – Wisconsin Supreme Court suspends lawyer’s license on emergency basis as he faces federal investigation. – The honeymoon appears over […]
Three Marylanders have developed a new way to clean pets.
My warning is always the same: Don’t feed the bears and don’t pet the cats.
For Maryland native Jennifer Reba Edwards, the practice of law has gone to the dogs. Literally. ...
A few bank lawyers in Chicago helped achieve a stay of execution for a cat. The cat was facing a death sentence, a penalty Connecticut is set to soon abolish (for people), after its owner stipulated in her will that all her surviving feline friends be euthanized “in a painless, peaceful manner” upon her death. The […]
LOS ANGELES — Tahlula started life as a victim of bad breeding and will end it as a victim of arthritis. The Rottweiler had hip dysplasia and ruptured knee ligaments when she was adopted in 2006 at age 4. Ligament surgery followed, then a diagnosis of a dislocated spinal disc and arthritis so bad that […]
LOS ANGELES — When Gabriela Dorame of Fullerton, Calif., got a German shepherd puppy named Bolto last year, she and her kids decided to have a microchip implanted in the dog with an identification number that makes it easy to reunite lost pets with owners. It paid off a day later when the rambunctious puppy […]
LOS ANGELES — Ready for your dog’s days of summer? Everybody seems to have a list of tips. Most are no-brainers. Don’t leave dogs in hot cars or let them walk on hot asphalt, play too hard or get too much sun. Apply flea and tick repellents, and if you’re in a mosquito-prone area, talk […]
PORTLAND, Ore. — More than 90,000 cat lovers from 112 countries have played with the kittens at the Oregon Humane Society since September — wiggling and yanking on kitty toys at the shelter’s play room. You’d think such a large number of people would be tripping over each other at the shelter. But these visits […]
Anyone who’s gone to law school in the past five years or so knows the Internet-fueled distraction of the final exams period when it’s just you, some books and a computer for days at a time. Read outline. Check Facebook. Read outline. Refresh gossip blog. Read outline. Write e-mail to the law school listserv about […]