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Milwaukee criminal defense lawyers, airline lawsuit, airline passenger, airline regulations, tarmac delaysBy Attorney Ray Dall’Osto

On April 18, 2017, Kima Hamilton was removed from a Delta Airlines flight from Atlanta to Milwaukee because he had to go to the bathroom while the plane was on the tarmac. Mr. Hamilton and his attorney have filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging that how he was treated was unreasonable and was significantly different from how other similarly-situated passengers were treated, because of his race.

The lawsuit alleges that Mr. Hamilton had to urinate after the plane left the gate, and was told by crew members he would have to wait otherwise the plane would lose its spot in line. After telling the flight attendant it was an emergency and using the restroom, the plane returned to the gate and Mr. Hamilton was escorted off the plane by an airline employer and was questioned by the FBI.

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By Attorney Raymond Dall'Osto

creditAccording to a recent article in the New York Times, on January 12, 2015, President Obama proposed that Congress strengthen laws against identity theft by requiring notification to consumers when their confidential information is hacked and by providing greater annual access to credit scores, in addition to being able to obtain annual credit bureau reports. The President also called for stricter laws and more vigorous prosecution for those committing cyberattacks on businesses and government, with substantially increased criminal penalties.

Under current law, individuals can request their credit bureau reports each year, free of charge. This right was enacted into law in the 2003 Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA), and allows individual consumers to obtain credit reports from the three major national credit bureaus - TransUnion, Experian and Equifax. President Obama’s new proposal would expand this free access to also include a person’s credit score.

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smartphone2In a recent blog, we discussed the ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States regarding the legalities of searching a person's cell phone without a warrant. The blog investigated two such cases that were before the court in which a defendant's phone was confiscated without a warrant and content on the phone entered as evidence.

GRGB's Raymond Dall'Osto was recently asked to provide insight about this case to the Wisconsin Radio Network. Dall'Osto applauded the US Supreme Court's finding indicating that they upheld the 4thAmendment privacy rights of the American people "in its application to modern technology."

Dall'Osto, who is a former director of the ACLU, noted that the information that a police officer can acquire on a cell phone is "critical evidence which law enforcement will still be able to obtain with relative ease, it just means they're going to have to have enough evidence to show probable cause, to get a warrant,"

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baseballBy Attorney, Christopher Strohbehn

In recent years America's national pastime has been wrought with scandal. It seems that the use of performance enhancing drugs (PED's) takes up more headline space than the recaps of the latest box scores. With that said, yet another PED scandal is making headlines, and includes an accusation, denial, defamation lawsuit and now a possible polygraph test.

In early August, during his now defunct radio show "The King of the Ripper" former St. Louis Cardinal, Jack Clark, accused Anaheim Angels player, Albert Pujols of using steroids. Clark stated that he knew "for a fact" that it was true, citing a conversation from the year 2000, with Chris Mihlfeld, a former trainer for Pujols. Clark stated that in this conversation, Mihlfeld indicated that he "shot Pujols up" with drugs earlier in his career.

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