One of the lesser known provisions of the U.S. legal system is a "safety net" called Lawyers Fund for Client Security, which comes under the The National Client Protection Organization, Inc. There are branches in almost every state in the country. These funds are supposed to provide restitution for theft perpetrated by attorneys, but it would be very un- American if you didn't have to jump hoops for any chance of recovery.
As with everything in our capitalist regime, experience has shown these funds to lean more towards another revenue generating machine for the Judiciary, with … Continue Reading ››
There have been numerous legal filings concerning the actions of state Attorney General Kathleen Kane, including criminal charges against her. In addition, there have been many disclosures that employees and former employees of the Attorney General's Office have been sending and receiving obscene emails with many others, including members of the judiciary. Many of the senders were employees on staff of the attorney general prior to Kane taking office.
In this flurry of charges and counter-charges, the bar and the courts have side-stepped a major issue. There is substantial evidence that employees of the attorney general have … Continue Reading ››