| Political Talk|| re: Rep. Steve Stockman - Congress has filed arrest warrant for Lois Lerner - LSULaw2009 on 7/10/14 at 11:04 pm|
[quote]Did they write a law to overwrite the Stock Act? Last I heard, it was "groundbreaking" legislation that insider trading by congressmen was illegal. [/quote]
STOCK Act still effective and makes Congressional insider trading illegal. It was amended in April of 2013 to remove large portions ...
| Political Talk|| re: Dual citizenship? - LSULaw2009 on 5/23/14 at 7:55 pm|
[quote]Can an American have this?[/quote]
There is nothing that prevents an individual from claiming dual citizenship, but if a US citizen obtains a foreign citizenship through naturalization that would likely be an act that would qualify to forfeit US citizenship, assuming the feds actually purs...
| Political Talk|| re: Powerful forces all lining up to stop St. George - LSULaw2009 on 4/18/14 at 12:45 am|
[quote]You really don't think Nevers petition restrictions have anything to do with St. George? If not, you are either naive or stupid.
Nevers proposal was to simply limit St. George's efforts to get signees to the petition. Now whether or not they can get those signatures in the now instituted ...
| Political Talk|| re: Report: Louisiana gets $3.35 in federal aid for every $1 paid in federal taxes - LSULaw2009 on 4/1/14 at 6:30 pm|
my guess is the fact that we have two military bases Barksdale and Fort Polk for a state our size (Chennault in Lake Charles also receives fed funds), along with the data center in North La (Louisiana Cyber and Data Consortium), a large farming community (farm subsidies), large national wildlife ref...
| Political Talk|| re: A 7th grade school teacher removes a student from her class by... - LSULaw2009 on 3/15/14 at 6:14 pm|
The teacher likely has a viable defense if the facts are the ones stated in the article.
See [link=(http://www.legis.la.gov/Legis/Law.aspx?d=78335)]R.S. 14:18(4)[/link]
[quote]§18. Justification; general provisions
[b]The fact that an offender's conduct is justifiable, although otherwise c...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Fighting a Washington PD ticket - LSULaw2009 on 3/15/14 at 6:07 pm|
[quote]Washington switched to a Home Rule Charter system of government. They are exempt from this law.[/quote]
Some new bills have been filed this year to address this. :lol:...
| Political Talk|| re: Give em the boot website from LOGA.......... - LSULaw2009 on 3/14/14 at 3:18 pm|
[quote]The question is also is it ethically appropriate for Senator Adley to use his position to line his pockets and pay back people who lined them in the past.[/quote]
Sadly that's a reality of politics in general these days, especially after [i]Citizens United[/i]. Government, at any level, r...
| Political Talk|| re: Give em the boot website from LOGA.......... - LSULaw2009 on 3/14/14 at 2:16 pm|
The difference is one is a judge and the other a politician.
One is supposed to remain unbiased and the other doesn't have that restriction.
Apples and Oranges. [/quote]
The US Supreme Court has said that it is not a conflict of interest for an elected judge who ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: No turn signal - LSULaw2009 on 3/14/14 at 12:09 pm|
Have that happen a few times too.
I also tend to not go out of my way to let people cut out into heavy traffic if they just pulled up to turn out of side street/lot. If me and everyone else has to wait our turn in traffic, so can they....
| Political Talk|| re: Give em the boot website from LOGA.......... - LSULaw2009 on 3/14/14 at 11:15 am|
[quote]Senator Robert Adley from Benton is the ultimate hypocrit in all of this. He is fighting this because he said a judge took money from some of the parties in the case. He is an oil man. He has taken money from people in the case and plenty of it. He is using his political power to protect his ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Best external hard drive - LSULaw2009 on 3/11/14 at 9:38 am|
[quote]Are there any external hard drives that can be simultaneously compatible with Mac and PC?[/quote]
Formatting to ExFat will give you read/write access across both pc/mac without needing NTFS drivers or FAT32 file size limitations....
| Political Talk|| re: Where can I get the annual report for LASERS? - LSULaw2009 on 3/10/14 at 12:40 am|
Depending on what you are looking for, another source for financial information on LASERS and the other retirement systems can be found in the CAFR ([link=(http://www.doa.louisiana.gov/osrap/library/Publications/cafr2013.pdf)]LINK[/link]) issued by the Legislative Auditor.
Info on LASERS and ot...
| O-T Lounge|| re: socratic method in law school - LSULaw2009 on 2/25/14 at 2:14 pm|
[quote]most of my teachers come in to class and pull up their PowerPoint and read straight from it.[/quote]
One reason I loved classes with Professor Richards. First class he tells us, he'll give us his slides with notes, so we can have class discussions on the material instead of spending the w...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Cox Increasing $20 per month?? - LSULaw2009 on 2/24/14 at 10:46 am|
| Tiger Rant|| re: ULL ready to beat LSU in football - LSULaw2009 on 2/14/14 at 8:09 pm|
[quote]Didn't McNeese also skull frick ULL recently? [/quote]
McNeese beat UL-L 38-17 in 2007, but that McNeese team did go 11-1 (1st round playoff loss, surprise surprise :rolleyes: )
Finished that game taking a knee at the UL-L 17 yard line. :lol:
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: Jacory Washington at WR??? - LSULaw2009 on 2/6/14 at 5:30 pm|
[quote]Kudos to Coach Ensminger for convincing Jacory that he didn't need to go visit those places.[/quote]
I am sure Coach Henry played a big role in getting him to LSU.
Henry is listed as Jacory's recruiter, and has very strong ties with local schools in SWLA due to his playing days and tim...
| Political Talk|| re: Kelo v. City of New London revisited - LSULaw2009 on 2/5/14 at 3:22 pm|
[quote]Good find. I actually never knew that was there. [/quote]
One of the few things my area of practice (public law)reaches regarding average legal discussions. :lol:...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: Are we looking at anyone that we might still take in this class? - LSULaw2009 on 2/5/14 at 3:20 pm|
Do those two spots allow us to add two more to 2015, or no? [/quote]
No. You can only sign (and enroll) 25 every year. There is however the 85 overall players limit.
Pretty sure they can still use those spots to count towards the 25 limit this year for any ea...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: We kept Clark!! - LSULaw2009 on 2/5/14 at 3:13 pm|
[quote]While this is fine, if his signed letter of intent is at LSU then yes...it is final. [/quote]
This. Only way it wouldn't be final is if there is a forged signature. Then that could potentially drag on for months....
| Political Talk|| re: Kelo v. City of New London revisited - LSULaw2009 on 2/5/14 at 3:02 pm|
This is true. Louisiana is the only state left that has virtually zero limitation on economic development takings. [/quote]
Actually Louisiana adopted 3 amendments to [link=(http://www.legis.la.gov/legis/Law.aspx?d=206294)]Article I, Section 4[/link] of the Louisiana Constitution in 2006...