What Happens When Promises Go Gaga? A Doggone Moral Debate Ensues: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

a dog-napping, an attempted murder and a debate about promises. when lady gaga had two of her dogs stolen, she proclaimed a “no questions asked‘ $500,000 reward for her two stolen dogs.” independent. her offer was shocking on multiple levels. first, she reward did not address the capture of the dognappers who nearly killed herContinue reading “What Happens When Promises Go Gaga? A Doggone Moral Debate Ensues: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Look Who’s Lying Now: The “Liar’s Dilemma”: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

as a trial lawyer of 3 decades, there are special moments that can occur with an adverse witness on the stand. i call it the “liar’s dilemma. ” the “liar’s dilemma” occurs when the witness is trapped into a position in which it no longer matters whether they answer in a truthful fashion. they haveContinue reading “Look Who’s Lying Now: The “Liar’s Dilemma”: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Does Size Matter When It Comes to Theft? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

the ten commandments’ provision for thou shall not steal is clear. there is no provision that a little theft is permissible. in fact, little thefts have huge impacts on the most vulnerable in society. often, homeless people have their possessions stolen. such theft creates a greater hardship than a small theft occurring of a wealthyContinue reading “Does Size Matter When It Comes to Theft? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Ten Commandments’ Payoff? Just Ask The Wisest Man on Earth

if you follow the ten commandments, what do you get? this question was answered when king david transferred power to then king solomon. in the transition, king david told then king solomon to “keep the charge of the lord your god, walking in his ways and keeping his statutes, his commandments, his ordinances, and his testimonies, asContinue reading “The Ten Commandments’ Payoff? Just Ask The Wisest Man on Earth”