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Psychologists Guided Torture for CIA

Posted on 12/12/2014 10:15:38 AM

Psychologists have a code of ethics that clearly states what we may not do in our professional lives and yet, for some, these are merely words just as the Hippocratic Oath is merely meaningless verbiage for some physicians. The guiding principle for those who clearly veer off the designated path of ..

A Graveyard Where the Mentally Ill Lie Forgotten

Posted on 11/28/2014 07:11:20 AM

State psychiatric hospitals were self-contained cities and many patients were sent to live there for the remainder of their lives. It wasn't always a good life and it certainly didn't provide what we would consider adequate protection of their dignity in all respects. Yet, we hear from some mental h..

What is Pre-trial discovery?

Posted on 11/11/2014 11:05:31 AM

Discovery, as the word implies, is a process of finding out things. In litigation, prior to trial, both sides engage in the “discovery process”. The rationale of having discovery is to allow both sides to ascertain the strengths and weaknesses of both their case and the other side(s) cas..

Discipline and/or Abuse

Posted on 09/15/2014 06:36:50 AM

None of us was born with all the rules of our cultures inscribed in the DNA in each of our cells, so it is that we go through a period of transition called childhood. It is at this time that those in charge of the learning must exhibit not only restraint but a clear understanding of the difference b..

Neither Fish, Nor Fowl

Posted on 08/20/2014 09:37:07 PM

All of us live, more or less, according to rules that were set down by our parents, our government and, possibly, our religious leaders. The religious leaders may have lived a few centuries or more before us and their lives must have been dramatically different from ours, but some still abide by the..

The Case for Collaborative Law

Posted on 08/11/2014 10:20:39 PM

The more attorney Gretchen Walther practices collaborative law, the more she sees just how little “law” and “family” have to do with each other. She’s had 17 years of practice in family law.   Collaborative Law According to Walther, in the US, much of law is based ..

Divorce and Why You Should Consider Collaborative Law

Posted on 08/11/2014 10:04:40 PM

Divorces do not always need to end up in a court. If you are looking to settle your divorce out of court, you might want to consider a collaborative law attorney. Collaborative law treats the process as a way of trouble shooting and problem solving, rather than a fight to win situation.   ..

Californian Accountant Charged with Mortgage Fraud

Posted on 08/11/2014 09:35:35 PM

According to officials with the U.S. attorney’s office, Californian accountant, Carmen Denise Mosley of Granada Hills, was recently sentenced to 57 months in prison for mortgage fraud in Southern Nevada. She was also ordered pay $1.1 million in restitution.   The Scam According to court r..

Car Loans – the New Bankruptcy Crisis

Posted on 08/11/2014 09:34:33 PM

The federal government, having now mostly tamed the mortgage industry, might now have to turn its eye to the auto lending industry. It seems there seems to be a similar trend happening – people being roped into loans that ruin their fiancés, potentially bankrupting them.   Predator..

Divorce: Focus on Child Support and Spousal Support

Posted on 08/11/2014 09:32:24 PM

“Separation” and “Divorce” are the two main steps when it comes to legally severing two people from their marriage. And while there are vast amounts of laws regarding separation of assets, and children, etc, there are no laws when it comes to the emotions that are generated f..

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