Rapid Changes in Attorney Advertising Online: A Case to Watch

Blogging for HessConnect: “Even President Abraham Lincoln—who advertised his legal services as a lawyer in newspapers in the early 1850s—would run afoul of the state’s rules.” At least that’s what five named partners of Florida law firm Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley claim in a pending federal lawsuit against the Florida Bar. In Searcy … More Rapid Changes in Attorney Advertising Online: A Case to Watch

Strength and weakness of the Vot­ing Rights Amend­ment Act of 2014

My op-ed for The Hill’s Congress Blog: In Shelby County v. Holder, the Supreme Court struck down Section 4(b) of the Voting Rights Act, which includes a provision mandating that specified states “preclear” any changes in election regulations with the federal government. The court upheld other provisions of the Vot­ing Rights Act intact, including Section 2, … More Strength and weakness of the Vot­ing Rights Amend­ment Act of 2014