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Welcome to Charlie Buttrey's blog. Explore Charlie's insights on current legal issues and concerns and how they relate to our world... as well as, other subjects that have caught his eye and interest.

If you're interested in learning more about Charlie, his philosophy, and legal expertise, visit his website - CharlieButtrey.com 


 

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  1. June 2, 2020 When former major league pitcher Ron Darling wrote in his autobiography that New York Mets teammate Lenny Dykstra had hurled racial slurs at Boston Red Sox pitcher Dennis “Oil Can” Boyd during the 1986 World Series, Dykstra did not take kindly to the suggestion that he was some sort of racist. So...

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  2. June 1, 2020 Think YOU’RE stressed by the coronavirus pandemic? According to this story on the website of Vermont’s CBS affiliate WCAX, Walden (Vt.) attorney Carrie Legas has apparently had it up to HERE with social distancing. You see, last month, a small country store in that town posted a large wooden sign next to...

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  3. May 31, 2020 Regular readers of this blog are aware that I am as close to a First Amendment absolutist as they come. Which means that I tend to cast a very jaundiced eye at any effort on the part of the government to restrict speech. Private entities are, of course, another matter.  If, say,...

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  4. May 29, 2020 The Elkton Federal Correctional Institution in Ohio houses 2,400 inmates, more than a third of whom are over the age of 65.  The inmates live in very close quarters making social distancing impossible.  The result? A severe COVID-19 outbreak lasting months. One in four inmates at the facility has been infected, and...

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  5. May 28, 2020 It probably comes as no surprise that the economic impact of the coronavirus has fallen disproportionately on those who least able to bear the impact. According to this article at Politico.com, 39 percent of working people whose household income is less than $40,000 either lost their jobs or were furloughed. That compares...

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