Korematsu v. United States is one of the landmark cases a law school student will learn about in Constitutional Law. The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) was decided in 1944 and basically allowed the United States government to relocated United States Citizens to internment camps (Encyclopedia Britannica does a great job at explaining … More Korematsu v. US – why it hasn’t been overturned
The First 10 Amendments to the U.S. Constitution are known as the Bill of Rights. There is often discussion and debate about what these amendments mean. Without bringing a political view and without giving legal advice, below is the text of the 4th Amendment and some commentary on it. “Amendment VI: In all criminal prosecutions, … More 6th Amendment – what does it mean?
On May 13, 2020 The Wisconsin Supreme Court (the Court) issued their order, or ruling, for the case Wisconsin Legislature v. Secretary-Designee Andrea Palm, Julie Willems Van Dijk and Lisa Olson, In Their Official Capacities As Executives of Wisconsin Department of Health Services. What made news about this case is that the Court not only … More Wisconsin Stay-at-home order
The Law Offices of Michaella Levandoski, PLLC does not handle tax law. The post below is in no way meant to offer legal advice or guidance. A question that I get asked around this time of year is am I really required to pay income taxes. I explain I am not the person’s lawyer and … More Taxes, Taxes, Taxes
A real life food fight resulted in a lawsuit that awarded the plaintiff (Constance Koulmey) over $100,000 in Connecticut. Yup, a man threw a bowl of pasta in a restaurant and the woman who was hit by accident was awarded just over $100,000 by a jury. How? There were several factors that played into this … More Koulmey v. Sweeney – Pasta throwing leads to a $100K jury verdict
Commonwealth v. Carter case commentary June 2017 … More Guilty of Involuntary Manslaughter for texting that ends in suicide
“Court fines a man of $4K for ‘liking’ defamatory Facebook posts” is the title of article in the NY Post’s website. A friend asked if I thought this was Brassy of a court to do. As a lawyer I like to know all the facts I can before attempted to explain why the court ruled … More Court fined a man over liking a Facebook Post