Are you getting requests for juvy or YA material on “Day of the Dead”? There aren’t many books on this Mexican holiday and teachers don’t want material from the internet. What to do? Continue reading
I’m often asked by library patrons if we have a scanner for public use. Continue reading
Our “adversarial system” of litigation does not work. The chief function of the system is to enrich the lawyer industry – not to achieve justice among ordinary citizens.
So, of course, when I was summoned for jury duty in 2014 I did not want to participate. I set forth the reasons in my letter below (edited and redacted):
Below is part of a “Trial by Declaration” response to a California robot camera ticket. This was successful. But it took a year before I got my bail money returned. Continue reading
According to an excellent article in Harper’s Magazine (April 2009) – Infinite Debt by Thomas Geoghegan – the key to the 2008 financial meltdown and economic crisis can be summed up in one word:
Most analyses of the economic crisis focus on the housing meltdown and/or the lack of proper bank regulation. These are true – but not the whole truth. Continue reading