Tag Archives: court

Breastfeeding law reaches everywhere except the courtroom

Via @simonwstockdale, I’ve become aware of the following case in Michigan, where a woman was chastised for breastfeeding in court: A woman fighting a Michigan boating ticket that had already resulted in a bench warrant says she had no choice but to take her 5-month-old with her to a Tuesday hearing as he recuperated from […]

The Associate

The former High Court Justice Michael Kirby wrote a piece in The Australian the other day about the role of the judges’ associate. For the non-lawyer, a judge has one or two legally trained assistants to help him or her – these are called associates or clerks. Kirby described the job thusly: Long hours, a […]