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When Courts and Church Collide and Divide

One of the first things we learned in law school was the difference between courts of law and courts of equity. Law courts in England applied strict rules of law to decide criminal matters or civil cases where someone claimed … Continue reading

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Same Sex Marriage and No Fault Divorce – how do you rank them?

Jonathan Merritt and Joe Carter recently wrote about each other’s thoughts on Jesus’ relationships with sinners. Merritt thought Carter too restrictive in his doctrinal stance and Carter thought Merritt too expansive. It makes for interesting reading. The part that got … Continue reading

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Thursday Humor Bonus – The Older I Get …

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A Trial Court Judge On The Ins And Outs Of Judging

If you were in my courtroom and a person there was charged with driving a stolen car, you might hear evidence like this: An officer pulled a car over for a burned out tail light. Upon contacting the driver, the … Continue reading

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My Life as a Lawyer – The Day I Got Disbarred

After three years of law school, you might think my study days were over. You’d have thought wrong. I then went into two months of intense study, spending my mornings in review classes and my afternoons with practice exams and more … Continue reading

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Judges Taking Bribes

I went into a convenience store near work today. I stop in for a soda once in a while, and usually share a greeting with the woman who owns the place. Today her husband was there too and I heard … Continue reading

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Sunday School – name calling*

*The idea for this post came from a set of comments on an interview over at Aimee Byrd’s blog. *** In the courtroom I will sometimes have to ask for the correct pronunciation of a person’s name. Instead of pronouncing it … Continue reading

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