Archive for ETHICS

Prosecutors’ Failures Led to Decisions Clearing Police Officers of Brown and Garner Deaths

12/22/2014  |  Comments Off on Prosecutors’ Failures Led to Decisions Clearing Police Officers of Brown and Garner Deaths

While prosecutors typically present their cases and ask grand juries for indictments, this was not done effectively in Ferguson, Missouri,... more

Following Failures to Indict Police Officers Wilson and Pantaleo, Many Ask “Is Our Grand Jury System Broken?”

Following Failures to Indict Police Officers Wilson and Pantaleo, Many Ask “Is Our Grand Jury System Broken?”

12/05/2014  |  Comments Off on Following Failures to Indict Police Officers Wilson and Pantaleo, Many Ask “Is Our Grand Jury System Broken?”

The recent failure of grand juries in St. Louis County, Missouri, and Staten Island, New York, to indict police officers... more

“Stingray” Technology Secretly Being Used by Police to Track Citizens’ Cell Phones

09/24/2014  |  Comments Off on “Stingray” Technology Secretly Being Used by Police to Track Citizens’ Cell Phones

The International Business Times sought comments from me for an article about police departments in 18 states using technology called "Stingray"... more

Buffalo Police Using Audio Surveillance

Buffalo Police Using Audio Surveillance

08/27/2014  |  Comments Off on Buffalo Police Using Audio Surveillance

The Buffalo Police have begun to utilize new audio surveillance technology.  The device allows police to know when a shooting... more

Taxpayers Paying for Buffalo Board of Education Conflicts

Taxpayers Paying for Buffalo Board of Education Conflicts

04/21/2014  |  Comments Off on Taxpayers Paying for Buffalo Board of Education Conflicts

Buffalo Board of Education member Carl Paladino is reported to have some strong opposition to fellow members of the Buffalo... more

Penn State: The Path Forward

11/18/2011  |  No Comments

Liz Kahn, former Assistant Managing Editor of the Buffalo News, recently contributed a wonderful article to the Buffalo News that... more

Beware: An Attorney Can View the Public Areas of an Opposing Party’s Social Media Site

11/12/2011  |  No Comments

Social media sites such as Facebook and MySpace often provide the opposing party with crucial information regarding events that bear... more

Lessons From Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal

11/09/2011  |  No Comments

The Penn State sexual abuse scandal is yet another tragic situation grabbing headlines that reinforces civic, moral, and legal truths... more

Beware The Digital Age – aka “Know Your Technology”. Part 1, Secure Your Wi-Fi Router!

11/04/2011  |  No Comments

This is the first installment in what promises to be a continuing theme: the dangers associated with the digital age... more