• By Ashe Lockhart • February 25, 2015 >> <begin satire> The Supreme Court of the United States (a/k/a SCOTUS) handed down an landmark opinion today interpreting a vexing question of evidentiary law, whether a fish is a “tangible object” within the context of 18 U.S.C. §1519, which was part of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002,… Continue Reading
• By Ashe Lockhart • March 24, 2009 >> A characteristic of the current, dismal economy is that managers, executives and professionals are joining the ranks of the unemployed in significant – perhaps unprecedented – numbers. This is especially true in Charlotte, where banks, financial companies, law firms and service providers are laying off large… Continue Reading
• By Ashe Lockhart • February 17, 2009 >> Q. I received an email that went to many other recipients. All of the other recipients’ e-mail addresses were displayed. Am I legally allowed to use those addresses to send information about my business? Where can I look up rules and regulations? If you send an… Continue Reading
• By Ashe Lockhart • April 20, 2007 >> The law is something of a mystery to most people. In fact, it’s apparently a mystery to a good many North Carolina state lawmakers. North Carolina’s legislative branch of government (the General Assembly), with the apparent acquiescence of the executive branch (headed by the Governor), has… Continue Reading
• By Ashe Lockhart • October 18, 1996 (originally prepared for Mere Dictum, the school newspaper of UNC School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina) >> The upcoming election [November, 1996] has caused me to reflect on my political orientation and how I got here. A good place to start is with my eighteenth birthday,… Continue Reading
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