Roy Miller, Founder, The Children’s Campaign
The death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, FL has millions across the country tweeting, signing petitions, and attending rallies in the pursuit of justice. Less than 90 miles west on the I-4 corridor and a bit south, in Bartow, another civil rights struggle is taking place.
On Wednesday, March [...]
Legal problems that affect the elderly are growing in number. Our laws and regulations are becoming more complex. Actions taken by older people with regard to a single matter may have unintended legal effects. It is important for attorneys dealing with the elderly to have a broad understanding of the laws that may have an [...]
By: Howard S. Krooks, JD, CELA, CAP
Q: I am 78 and my girlfriend of 10 years is 72. We enjoy a wonderful relationship and are contemplating getting married, but are concerned about what would happen if one of us became ill and required long-term care services. What do you advise?
A: Getting [...]
You have probably read the news that Penn State harbored a known pedophile and rapist assistant football coach for many years. Since 2002, the university administration as well as head football coach Joe Paterno knew about the man and his crimes against boys. Yet they did nothing.
What a sick society we live in.
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The Affordable Care Act
As advocates who follow in the footsteps of earlier generations to fight for good causes, Friday’s decision on the Affordable Care Act by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals feels familiar. Most major pieces of social legislation have been challenged in the courts, including the Social Security Act in the 1930s [...]