Monthly Archives: April 2008

Sleep apnea testing for heavyweight truckers proposed

The Medical Review Board of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has recommended that CDL holders with a body mass index of 30 or higher be referred for sleep apnea testing. There is no timetable for action on this recommendation.
Sleep apnea is a serious disorder that interrupts a person’s breathing during sleep.  It can … Continue Reading

24/7/365 legal culture detracts from lawyers’ roles in family & community

Lawyers who are accessible to their firms and clients 24/7/365 lead more stressful lives, burn out faster, and too often fail in their important roles in families and communities.  That is the essence of a report from the New York State Bar Association’s Special Committee on Balanced Lives in the Law.
When young lawyers are frequently … Continue Reading

State Bar election: the ballots have arrived

Today thousands of members of the State Bar of Georgia received their ballots for the State Bar election. I am a candidate in the only contested statewide race, for the office of Secretary.
For some insight into why I am doing this, see:

Why Run for State Bar Office?

State Should Avoid ‘Law of Unintended Consequences
Virtue, or why … Continue Reading