The Battle of Iwo Jima

Today marks the 72nd anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Iwo Jima.  Read below for an excellent story about Gunnery Sgt. John Basilone. Semper Fi  Devil Dogs https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10154582227327880&id=92445282879

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The Kentucky Supreme Court Got It Right

I usually look the other way when I drive up to an intersection and see a homeless person asking for money. I don’t believe they are homeless vets (which is not true). Truth be told. I don’t like them approaching my car so I don’t hold any money out the window. Occasionally I do. But

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Lexington’s Panhandling Ordinance is Struck Down by KY Supreme Court

Panhandling Ordinance Found Unconstitutional The KY Supreme Court has struck down a  Lexington, Kentucky ordinance that regulates panhandling in or near streets and other public places in the city.  The Court found that the ordinance violated panhandler’s First Amendment rights to Free Speech.  The Court has recommended that the man who brought this lawsuit’s conviction

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Semper Fi

This is not a legal post. This is a “must-read” human interest story. Being a former Marine, this story hits home.   https://www.facebook.com/brian.buchanan.54/posts/10207856606963602

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KYAnonymous, Hacker’s Co-Conspirator Sentenced

The co-conspirator to the computer hacker, KYAnonymous, has been sentenced in Federal Court.  See the story, below: http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/crime/article125505029.html To see the story about KYAnonymous, see: https://www.speddinglawoffice.com/2016/11/26/computer-hacker-pleads-guilty/ This is an Advertisement: If you find yourself faced with a criminal offense in Federal Court, consider contacting my office.  For more information: https://www.speddinglawoffice.com/federal-criminal-offenses/

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Kentucky Judge Makes it to Trump’s Top-21 List

(courtesy of http://www.fed-soc.org/library/imglib/20151201_AmulThapar.jpg) KY Judge, Amul Thapar, is on President-Elect, Donald Trump’s list of 21 candidates he is considering to fill the US Supreme Court vacancy.  Read the article below to learn more about Judge Thapar. http://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/politics/2016/12/09/ky-judge-trumps-short-list-high-court/95139578/

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To Die or Not to Die? That is the Question

Capital Punishment and Mental Illness: Whether you are in favor of the death penalty or against it, the following story could lead to a very disturbing result. Are we going to put to death those who suffer from mental disease? Are the methods we use to determine the issue of  competence outdated? We are getting ready

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Lexington’s Most Wanted

Check out Lexington’s Most Wanted  http://Lexington’s Most Wanted, Nov. 8, 2016 http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/crime/most-wanted/article113348888.html This is an Advertisement: If you find yourself faced with a criminal offense in Federal Court, consider contacting my office. For more information: https://www.speddinglawoffice.com/felonies_misdemeanors/

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