Thou Shalt Prescribe? Should Justice Principles Apply to Medicine? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

i used to suffer from annual sinus infections. the treatment was simple. one doctor appointment and a $5.00 prescription for erythromycin. one year, my doctor wrote a script for a “new” medication. he told me that it might make me feel better “a day” sooner. the pharmacy bill for the new drug was $70.00! thereContinue reading “Thou Shalt Prescribe? Should Justice Principles Apply to Medicine? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Comment That Was Both Despicable and Correct: Venue Means Everything: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

if i was the new york criminal court judge on the matter, public defender sarah burleson would have been asked to approach the bench. i would have demanded her to apologize to the court, to the victim, to the victim’s family, and to the people of new york, for the comment she made. if iContinue reading “The Comment That Was Both Despicable and Correct: Venue Means Everything: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Moore (Family) Justice: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

you shall not pervert justice; you shall not show favoritism…. Justice, justice shall you pursue deuteronomy 16: 19-20 the moore family and their supporters scored one of the greatest victories in california criminal justice history. they took on the los angeles county sheriff’s department, the los angeles country district attorney, and the entire state ofContinue reading “Moore (Family) Justice: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

A Medal For Injustice? The Judiciary, Justice Department and Journalism Win the Gold: A Ten Commandments’ Story

justice delay is justice denied willam e. gladstone a recent criminal court ruling brought home gold medals in injustice. the ruling concerning mrs. gina chiles, mother of olympian jordan chiles, evidenced a moral failure of the judiciary, the justice department and the journalists covering the story. mrs. gina chiles got a great plea deal. sheContinue reading “A Medal For Injustice? The Judiciary, Justice Department and Journalism Win the Gold: A Ten Commandments’ Story”

An Amazing Moment In Jurisprudence: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“you shall choose out of the entire nation men of substance, god fearers, men of truth, who hate monetary gain, and you shall appoint over them.” jethro, exodus 18 moses’ father in law, jethro, succinctly defined the substance of the judiciary. a federal court judge, in 2009, reminded the legal community as to the court’sContinue reading “An Amazing Moment In Jurisprudence: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Is It Time To Judge Judges? A Ten Commandments’ Story

“but you shall choose out of the entire nation men of substance, god fearers, men of truth, who hate monetary gain, and you shall appoint over them [israel] leaders over thousands, leaders over hundreds, leaders over fifties, and leaders over tens. And they shall judge the people at all times, and it shall be thatContinue reading “Is It Time To Judge Judges? A Ten Commandments’ Story”

“Follow the Money”: An Old Testament Concept: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

human nature apparently never changes. bad or corrupt conduct has always existed and will continue. humanity’s challenge is to temper it. jethro, moses’ father in law, and midianite priest, offered some of the most valuable advice to moses and society. he is perhaps one of history’s wisest individuals. the torah document jethro’s instruction to mosesContinue reading ““Follow the Money”: An Old Testament Concept: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

And The City of San Francisco Thus Saith “Thou Shalt Steal”: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

san francisco, in defiance of ten commandments’ principles, sanctioned theft. it is as council members came down mt. sinai with their own commandments. their shiny new tablets that are making the world a much dangerous, corrupt, and unsafe place. disregarding the ten commandments, disregarding thousands of years of the human experience, disregarding business realities, sfContinue reading “And The City of San Francisco Thus Saith “Thou Shalt Steal”: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The House That Desperately Needed The Ten Commandments: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

if there was any house in need of the ten commandments, it was the stackhouse residence. if only the ten commandments were plastered in every room and hallway. perhaps, tragedy could have been avoided. in a time when people decry the ten commandments as an archaic, dated and irrelevant document, news stories prove quite theContinue reading “The House That Desperately Needed The Ten Commandments: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

An All Hands On Deck Moment In the Case of the Stolen Hand: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

the unconscionable prosthetic hand theft may have changed the prospects for a one-armed baseball player. major league baseball has a history of one-armed players. there was peter gray of the st. louis browns, and the pitching great jim abbott of the california angels and the summer olympics. for parker hanson, big league dreams are aContinue reading “An All Hands On Deck Moment In the Case of the Stolen Hand: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”