Archive for August, 2011

“Promoting Employee Voice in the American Economy: A Call for Comprehen” by Kenneth G. Dau-Schmidt

A Marquette Law Review article that calls for reform in the American corporate landscape, and a shift of fixation from shareholders, management and short term profit, to more long-term focus and more collaboration with workers. Promoting Employee Voice in the American Economy: A Call for Comprehensive Reform Kenneth G. Dau-Schmidt1 via

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The U.S. Supreme Court claims that money is the same thing as speech. And now because of the 2010 Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission ruling, huge corporations can spend unlimited amounts of money to influence elections. This decision opened the floodgates for corporate money to drown out the voices of real people in politics. […]

How Preparing to Be a Good Witness Is Like Weight Training

Image via Wikipedia When I prepare with an individual before a legal proceeding in which he or she will testify– say, for example, when I meet with a worker before a deposition or unemployment hearing– I discuss with that person what it means to be a good witness. Being a good witness does not simply […]

Googling for Legal Information: The Good and Bad

Perhaps you found this legal site’s webpage because you have a legal issue that you want free information about, and a Google search led you here. As a consumer, I have often used a Google or other website searches to find free information. Sometimes, that has been successful for me.  For example, my dryer once […]