Purgatory Cannot be Worse than Hell

We wrapped up the firm’s first 9th Circuit oral argument on Friday. If you want to watch, take look here. Our claims center around a pre-trial civil detainee at Washington’s Special Commitment Center who faces arbitrary restrictions on his constitutional...

Respect Renters’ Rights

3/7/18 Update: HB 656 will not be heard this year as the House leadership is trying to wrap up the session! There’s a bill in the Idaho Legislature that, put simply, is full of bad ideas. Among the issues we have with House Bill No. 656 are: It allows landlords...

Lawyers Love Conflict?

Lawyers love conflict. At least they would appear to, given their choice of career. For trial lawyers in particular, conflict is the name of the game. We have an adversarial judicial process and your job as a trial lawyer is to go to battle on behalf of one of the...