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“Knowledgeable and Qualified Attorneys”


In this morning’s Post-Standard on-line, reporter Sarah Moses has written “State Attorney General Seeks to Shut Down Watertown Law Firm” (http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2014/05/state_attorney_general_seeks_to_shut_down_watertown_law_firm_that_has_plans_to_o.html#cmpid=nwsltrhead ) Here with my reply to Ms Moses. You should look at the other side of the story. “‘It … Continue reading

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The Police Response to the Incident


The incident–a disturbance among tenants–was reported here on May 28 (https://annecwoodlen.wordpress.com/2012/05/28/the-incident/). A police car pulled up in a couple minutes and Matthew Malinowski (badge 302), a young white man, about 5’7” and 140 lbs., interviewed me.  A friend of the woman … Continue reading

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What Geography, Industry and Law have to do with Antidepressants (Part I)


Robert R. and I are having a disagreement about psychiatric medications, i.e., drugs.  He thinks they are pretty good and I think they are terrible.  We are having this discussion via the miracle of social networking via the Internet, which … Continue reading

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PUSH BACK


Because I am disabled I was eligible for a Supplemental Needs Trust from my mother’s estate.  Her bequest to me had to go through five lawyers and a judge and, in the process, took ten percent of the inheritance (my … Continue reading

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How to Act Like an American (Part II)


(Continued from July 18) Here’s what actually happened.  I called the FTA Office of Civil Rights (OCR) at their published phone number.  The number was answered by a machine.  It always is.  Now.  It didn’t used to be.  When I first established … Continue reading

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The Wall, The Law and Who’s In Charge (part III)


(Continued from May 27) I ask the woman if you’re supposed to sign up to see a lawyer.  She says yes.  I ask her with whom.  She says me.  No sign-in sheet, no desk, no posted information.  I suppose we’re … Continue reading

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The Wall, The Law, and Who’s In Charge


So there was this fellow who was a sergeant and a drill instructor in the army of these United States.  He retired on years of service and moved from the base to a nearby city.  A year later he returns … Continue reading

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