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Wrestling with statutes: The NH Supreme Court and the termination of parental rights
New Hampshire Bulletin, Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Parental rights case divides New Hampshire Supreme Court
New Hampshire Bulletin, Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Supreme Court rules Bishop Guertin High can be sued for sexual assault
Union Leader, Sunday, August 13, 2023
Supreme Court: Bishop Guertin High School can be sued for sex abuse
The Telegraph, Friday, August 11, 2023
Online comments amount to stalking
Concord Monitor, Friday, June 30, 2023
Flying Solo - Words of Wisdom from Solo Practitioners
NH Bar News, Tuesday, April 25, 2023


National, NH disability rights groups enter House remote access case before federal appeals court
WMUR, Monday, July 26, 2021


Supreme Court rejects appeal by Black grandparents from NC
The Union Leader, Wednesday, October 2, 2020
New Hampshire grapples with a case of transracial adoption
The Union Leader, Saturday, September 26, 2020
What Criminal Defense Lawyers Need to Know About Family Law
NH Bar News, Wednesday, January 15, 2020


NH Justices Say Homeowner Can Get Veteran Property Exemption, March 20, 2019
Supreme Court Kicks Off Statehouse Bicentennial Celebration
NH Bar News, Wednesday, January 16, 2019
State's Supreme Court returns to Senate chambers for bicentennial celebration
Concord Monitor, Tuesday, Janurary 8, 2019
State Supreme Court returns to Statehouse for bicentennial
The Eagle-Tribune, Tuesday, January 8, 2019


Family Law: Outlier or New Statutory Interpretation of Family Law Statutes?
NH Bar News, Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Man convicted of stealing from father files motion for reconsideration
The Union Leader, Monday, July 23rd, 2018


Pending appeal, restitution payment frees man convicted of stealing from father
The Union Leader, Thursday, October 12, 2017
Lakes Region man who bilked dying dad gets lengthy prison sentence
The Union Leader, Thursday, May 11, 2017
Uncommon Law
New Hampshire Magazine, February, 2017


Court News - Rules Committee Votes Down Vertical Prosecution at ADO
NH Bar News, Wednesday, December 21, 2016
NH Supreme Court issues key condo financing ruling
NH Business Review, Wednesday, November 23


Couple seeking to undo divorce denied
Concord Monitor, Sunday, December 27, 2015
Court rules couples cannot undo divorces in New Hampshire
WMUR, Saturday, December 26, 2015
Couple can't un-divorce after changing their minds New Hampshire court rules
New York Daily News, Saturday, December 26, 2015
When Does a Divorce Decree Take Effect?
NH Bar News, November 18, 2015


The Appeals Process - The same evidence sometimes means a different verdict, September, 2014
Birth mom's ex has parental rights, state's high court says
Concord Monitor, Thursday, July 3, 2014
NH Supreme Court: Lesbian can claim parental rights
The Union Leader, Thursday, July 3, 2014
Depot Crossing dispute continues
Eagle Tribune, Friday, May 2, 2014
NH Supreme Court upholds dismissal of O'Brien suit vs NHDP over 'robocalls'
The Union Leader, Friday, March 7, 2014
Is it dangerous to tell jurors about nullification; New Hampshire bill would make it mandatory
ABA Journal, Monday, January 27, 2014
Another Path to 'Not Guilty'
The Wall Street Journal, Thursday, January 23, 2014


NH man who killed parents earns conditional parole
The Washington Post, Friday, December 6, 2013
Legal Questions About Names for Children
New Hampshire Magazine, November, 2013
Justices; N.H. strongly backs parental rights
Concord Monitor, Friday, October 18, 2013
Keene man appeals drug-dealing conviction
Keene Sentinel, Friday, July 26, 2013
Court spilts over second-degree assault
Concord Monitor, Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Supreme Court vacates judge's award to tenant
Union Leader, Friday, January 19, 2013
Towns seek to intervene in LGC's Supreme Court appeal
Union Leader, Friday, January 18, 2013


What's in a name? Both parents' love, says NH court
Union Leader, Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Judge sides with dad in baby-naming case
Concord Monitor, Wednesday, October 31, 2012
NH high court upholds lawyer disbarment
Concord Monitor, Wednesday, September 19, 2012
NH Supreme Court upholds lawyer disbarment, Tuesday, September 18, 2012
New Jersey offers some common sense
Concord Monitor, Thursday, August 9, 2012
Baby's last name up for debate
Concord Monitor, Monday, August 6, 2012
Concerns Mount over Inaction on Judges
NH Bar News, Friday, April 13, 2012


Duggan To Retire From High Court
NHPR, Tuesday, October 04, 2011
Court: Children's Interests Trump All
Valley News, Thursday, March 17, 2011
High court affirms public school order
Concord Monitor, Thursday, March 17, 2011
Courts will lose the local touch
Concord Monitor, Sunday, January 30, 2011
Mom Who Says She’s Deemed “Too Religious” Speaks Out About Her Fight to Homeschool Her Daughter
Fox News, January 28, 2011
Too Religious for Homeschooling?
Fox News, January 27, 2011
NH Supreme Court to rule in home-schooling case
Eagle Tribune, Friday, January 7, 2011
NH Supreme Court Hears Homeschool Case
The Christian Post, Friday, January 7, 2011
Man, ex-wife in legal fight over home schooling
The Citizen of Laconia, Friday, January 7, 2011
High court hears home school case
Concord Monitor, Friday, January 7, 2011
Court Hears Case Of Girl Order To Attend Public School
WMUR Channel 9, Thursday, January 6, 2011
N.H. case; Can a divorced parent veto home schooling
The Christian Science Monitor, Thursday, January 6, 2011


Unmarried couples custody case hits snag
Concord Monitor, Sunday, January 10, 2010


Brown Supporters Appeal Conviction
Concord Monitor, Monday, October 26, 2009
Offers of Proof: A View from the Transcript
Bar News, Friday, August 14, 2009


Justices don't accept token arguments
Concord Monitor, Saturday, November 22, 2008
NH Supreme Court Hears Cases, Takes Questions at School.
Nashua Telegraph, Thursday, October 23, 2008
Judge: State Violated Right-to-Know Law in ATV Park Case
Nashua Telegraph, Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Judge Rules State Records Are Public
Keene Sentinel, Monday, October 6, 2008
Priest, families evicted from US temple
The Telegraph, Sunday, January 6, 2008
Hindus evicted from Epping Temple
The Union Leader, Saturday, January 5, 2008


Hindu temple in Epping faces eviction
The Union Leader, Tuesday, December 18, 2007
Rochester toll evader taking case to state Supreme Court
Foster's Daily Democrat, Tuesday, October 2, 2007
Court upholds strict timlines in public records case
The Union Leader, Saturday, May 12, 2007
Activist wants government e-mails declared public records
Associated Press, Friday, April 6, 2007
Advocacy group asks court to clarify open-records law, Friday, January 5, 2007


ATV dispute spawns records case
Concord Monitor, Sunday, July 9, 2006
Sex assualt retrial up to justices
Concord Monitor, Wednesday, March 29, 2006


Court: No ruling required for record of cell phone dialing
Concord Monitor, Saturday, October 29, 2005
Save Our Groundwater
Foster's Daily Democrat, Friday, September 16, 2005
White House backs state's new abortion law
Concord Monitor, Tuesday August 9, 2005
How a junk case landed in state Supreme Court
New Hampshire Business Review, July 22 thru August 4, 2005
One man's treasure
The Union Leader, Thursday, May 12, 2005
State judges get new power to fix mistakes
Concord Monitor, Sunday, January 9, 2005


Wide effect seen in water rights case
The Boston Globe, Sunday, December 12, 2004
Supremet Court Sets Out New Variance Test
New Hampshire Bar News, June 18, 2004


Troublesome race concern
The Union Leader, Friday, September 7, 2001
Put police on notice
Concord Monitor, Friday, September 7, 2001
Former UNH student seeks more clarity
Foster's Daily Democrat, Tuesday, September 4, 2001
High court backs UNH arrest right
Foster's Daily Democrat, Saturday, August 11, 2001
High court weighs UNH arrest powers
Foster's Daily Democrat, Wednesday, June 6, 2001
UNH Police legitimacy before high court
The Union Leader, Tuesday, June 5, 2001
Penis power
Playboy, Feb 2001


Advocates lawsuit clouds rate cut
The Union Leader, Thursday, October 12, 2000
Advocacy group fighting deregulation
Concord Monitor, Thursday, October 12, 2000
6-foot phallic costume
The Union Leader, Thursday, September 21, 2000
Candidate's outfit wasn't lewd
Concord Monitor, Thursday, September 21, 2000
Costume-wearer wants case dismessed
The Union Leader, Tuesday, August 15, 2000
A test for political free speech
Concord Monitor, Tuesday, August 15, 2000
UNH wants to sever ties to Durham police
Foster's Daily Democrat, Tuesday, August 1, 2000
Groups ask court for another hearing
The Union Leader, Saturday, May 20, 2000
Court to decide on inmate voting
Concord Monitor, Tuesday, March 23, 2000
Prisoners await voting decision
Concord Monitor, Tuesday, March 21, 2000


Judge won't dismiss charges against UNH protesters
Foster's Daily Democrat, Thursday, July 15, 1999
Court rules inmate's rights violated
Foster's Daily Democrat, Tuesday, December 28, 1999
Capitol Beat
Concord Monitor, Sunday, December 12, 1999
AG says Lucas campaign escapes finance penalty
The Union Leader, Friday, December 10, 1999
Lucas gets off without spending a fine
Concord Monitor, Friday, December 10, 1999
Critics push for Lucas decision
The Union Leader, Wednesday, December 8, 1999
NH Supreme Court to hear UNH protester's case
Foster's Daily Democrat, Tuesday, November 23, 1999
NH high court to decide case of student arrest
The Union Leader, Tuesday, November 23, 1999
Shaheen wants law to regulate contracts with PSNH
Foster's Daily Democrat, Saturday, November 4, 1999
Chesterfield police: Race not a factor
The Keene Sentinel, Tuesday, November 2, 1999
Chesterfield police say study rebuts charges
Brattleboro Reformer, Thursday, October 28, 1999
UNH student seeks ruling from court
Foster's Daily Democrat, Monday, October 4, 1999
Suspended, stayed sentences for Free Speech activists
Foster's Daily Democrat, Thursday, July 15, 1999
Lawyer arugues UNH officers lack power of arrest
Foster's Daily Democrat, Saturday, June 26, 1999
Dismissal of charges sought in Durham Disney protest
The Union Leader, Saturday, June 26, 1999
McLaughlin civil suit
Foster's Daily Democrat, Wednesday, June 16, 1999
Lawyer wants charge of false report dismissed
Foster's Daily Democrat, April, 1999
Prisoner voting rights ought to be terminated
The Telegraph, Wednesday, April 21, 1999
UNH Student Senate
Foster's Daily Democrat, Tuesday, April 20, 1999
NE only region for excon vote
Foster's Daily Democrat, Saturday, April 17, 1999
Court rules for open meeting
The New Hampshire, Friday, April 16, 1999
UNH Student Senate
Foster's Daily Democrat, Friday, April 16, 1999
Protesters enlist lawyers to tackle free speech case
The New Hampshire, Friday, April 9, 1999
Voting Rights For Felons Win Support
The Washington Post, Monday, February 22, 1999


Inmate may become cadidates
Concord Monitor, Thursday, November 19, 1998
Trying to block a bloc
Concord Monitor, Tuesday, November 10, 1998
Judge bar none
Concord Monitor, Wednesday, November 4, 1998
Stonewell flier angers Larsen
Concord Monitor, Monday, November 2, 1998
Court rules felons can vote
Foster's Daily Democrat, Wednesday, October 28, 1998
Convict Voting, odious but correct
The Union Leader, Thursday, October 28, 1998
Concord Inmate Cites Constituion In Seeking Vote
The Union Leader, Wednesday, October 28, 1998
Inmate and Voter Leadning Toward GOP
The Union Leader, Wednesday, October 28, 1998
Convict allowed to vote
Concord Monitor, Wednesday, October 28, 1998
Prisoner demands right to vote
Foster's Daily Democrat, Tuesday, October 27, 1998
Concord Inmate Cites Constituion In Seeking Vote
The Union Leader, Tuesday, October 27, 1998
Prisoner battles for right to vote
Concord Monitor, Tuesday, October 27, 1998
Prison Inmate Suing State Seeking Right To Vote
The Union Leader, Saturday, October 24, 1998
Prisoner fighting for right to vote
Concord Monitor, Saturday, October 24, 1998
Hunter wants equipment returned
The Union Leader, August, 1998
Capitol Beat
Concord Monitor, Tuesday, June 8, 1998
Justices test lawyers
Concord Monitor, Saturday, June 6, 1998
ABC plan
Foster's Daily Democrat, Thursday, June 4, 1998


Dingman lawyer seeks ban on judicial gag orders
Foster's Daily Democrat, Saturday, August 1, 1997
Lawyer fears for Jeffery Dingman
Foster's Daily Democrat, Thursday, July 10, 1997
Jodge OKs jail deal
Foster's Daily Democrat, Wednesday, July 2, 1997
Dingman case leaves town with questions
The Boston Globe, Monday, May 26, 1997
Dingman guilty
Foster's Daily Democrat, Wednesday, April 28, 1997
Dingman lawyer up for AG post
Foster's Daily Democrat, Thursday, April 10, 1997
Dingmans apart at hearing
Foster's Daily Democrat, Thursday, April 10, 1997
Dingman double feature
Foster's Daily Democrat, Wednesday, March 5, 1997
Dingman to cop plea
Foster's Daily Democrat, Tuesday, March 4, 1997
Lawyer wants young Dingman interviews taped
Foster's Daily Democrat, Tuesday, March 4, 1997
State figting strategy in Dingman case
Foster's Daily Democrat, Friday, January 31, 1997
Jeff Dingman may use battered child defense
Foster's Daily Democrat, Friday, January 17, 1997
One year later, questions remain
Foster's Daily Democrat, Monday, January 17, 1997


Lawyer appointed
The Union Leader, Wednesday, December 11, 1996
Has proved WMUR censors what it airs
The Union Leader, Monday, December 2, 1996
Federal ruling proves censorship at WMUR
Concord Monitor, Tuesday, November 29, 1996
Consumer advocates back Shaheen
The Portsmouth Herald, Thursday, September 19, 1996
PSNH discount challenged in court
The Telegraph, Friday, April 26, 1996
WMUR's legal flap
The Telegraph, Saturday, March 23, 1996
Activist wants WMUR's license
Concord Monitor, Saturday, March 23, 1996
WMUR accused of censorship
Concord Monitor, Tuesday, February 20, 1996
Dingman Lawyer May Claim Battered Child Syndrome
The Union Leader, Friday, January 17, 1996


Consumer groups take PUC to court
Foster's Daily Democrat, Friday, November 3, 1995
Trial echoes haunt police
Portsmouth Herald, Thursday, June 6, 1995
Juror's view site
The Hampton Union, Tuesday, June 6 1995
Hearing likely to spark debate on electric rates
Derry News, Wednesday, April 26, 1995
NH Utility Regulators
The Union Leader, Saturday, March 11, 1995