Archive | February, 2014

Hubert Hamilton’s Comments in Opposition to Proposed Changes in Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

February 19, 2014

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Posted to Regulations. gov on February 26, 2014, in opposition to the proposed changes in the discovery rules: These changes seem designed to tilt the playing in favor of defendants in personal injury cases. The proposed changes appear to ignore the fact that the plaintiff bears the burden of proof, and often starts a case […]

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New Mexico’s Smart Roadside Program used to identify problem trucks and truck drivers receives Innovations in American Government Award

February 10, 2014

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From the Santa Fe New Mexican (by GUSSIE FAUNTLEROY), 2/8/14: It was clearly an idea whose time had come. For decades, the state Motor Transportation Police Division relied on the instincts of inspection officers to identify high-risk commercial vehicles on New Mexico’s roads. That meant frequent screening stops, an increasingly difficult task with fewer inspectors and […]

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