John DiStaso, the New Hampshire Union Leader's senior political writer, began writing "Granite Status" in 1982. His influential reports on behind-the-scenes politics in the first-primary state are a must read for insiders from Concord to Washington, D.C. Watch for "Granite Status" updates on UnionLeader.com whenever New Hampshire political news breaks.
By Jason R.L. Major – Concord New Hampshire Lawyer Over the last several years it was commonplace to see news reports concerning citizens being arrested for videotaping police officers while doing acts in the line of duty, like making a motor vehicle stop or a sidewalk arrest. These video-taping citizens were often charged with crimes [...]
By Jason R.L. Major – Concord New Hampshire Attorney It’s finally starting to feel like spring in New Hampshire. The days are getting longer and temperatures are getting warmer. For a lot of us that means more opportunities for driving, and the opportunity to motorcycles. Unfortunately, accidents involving motorcycles have been happening with more frequency [...]
By Jason R.L. Major – Concord, New Hampshire Attorney With the ever-increasing proliferation of electronic communications devices, “texting” or SMS messaging, has become as common a means of communicating as telephones and emails. The usefulness of sending short, discrete messages in text form, combined with our on-the-go lifestyles, makes it tempting to try texting while [...]
By Chuck Douglas – New Hampshire Medical Malpractice Lawyer Every year the nonprofit organization Public Citizen in Washington D.C. does a review of the data nationally for medical malpractice cases. Their most recent report has the data for 2011, which reveals that medical malpractice payments were at the lowest level since 1991. The number of [...]
By Richard J. Lehmann – Concord NH Criminal Lawyer The United State Supreme Court issued a decision that could limit the power of law enforcement officers to investigate and prosecute DWI cases in New Hampshire. The decision of Missouri v. McNeely should be of immediate concern to any person facing a DWI charge. If you [...]
Attorney Richard Lehmann of Douglas, Leonard & Garvey, P.C. represents the Colby-Sawyer College student who alleged that former Police Chief David Seastrand of New London Police Department asked her to pose nude in exchange for dropping charges against her. Our firm has been contacted by several other women alleging complaints against David Seastrand. Douglas, Leonard [...]