The recent Tennessee Court of Appeals case Nelson v. Myres, offers a succinct and helpful analysis as to who has the priority right to bring a wrongful death claim, particularly in the situation where the surviving spouse may bear some responsibility for the death. Sharon Myres died following a car accident. She was a passenger in a car being driven by her husband Charles Myres, and there were...read more
The recent Tennessee Court of Appeals case Boshears v. Brooks provides practitioners with a good framework for the application of the “Sudden Emergency Doctrine” in negligence actions. Background Plaintiff James Boshears was a passenger in a vehicle driven by his girlfriend, Nicole Penchion, when an automobile driven by Cleave C. Brooks struck his car. Boshears filed suit against...read more
Jefferson, Madison, and Hamilton could never agree on what "Necessary and Proper" meant in the Constitution.
200 years ago today, John Marshall wrote that Congress's acts must "consist with the letters and the spirit of the Constitution."
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