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Archive for July 2010

  I probably have twenty blog posts relating to the problem of distracted driving, but almost all of them focus on private vehicles.  But the problem of distracted driving may be most problematic in cars belonging to police officers or other emergency personnel.  These vehicles receive a constant stream of information from on-board computers and…

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As I lawyer, I’ve obviously had some interest in the Elena Kagan confirmation hearings that have been going on this week.  While the posturing is old and tiring, the one thing that was most saddening was the disrespect for former Justice Thurgood Marshall.  At many points in the proceedings, it appeared more like Marshall was…

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  As many of you know, in January, the US Department of Transportation and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced that they would begin  implementing guidelines that banned drivers of commercial vehicles, such as large trucks and buses, from texting while driving.    I didn’t think many people would be opposed to such a regulation. …

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