1st Amendment

29 Mar
1st Amendment

U.S. CONSTITUTION AMENDMENT I The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution are referred to as the Bill of Rights. The First Amendment, known as the Free Speech (also Freedom of Religion) Amendment, contains three clauses, as follows: [Clause 1, … Read More »

Commerce Clause

28 Mar

U.S. CONSTITUTION

ARTICLE I

SECTION 8

The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts and excises, to pay the debts and provide for the common defense and general welfare of the United States; but all duties, imposts and excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;

[Clause 3] To regulate commerce with foreign nations, and among the several states, and with the Indian tribes.

The most recent review of Congress’ Commerce Clause power is in the 2012 U.S. Supreme Cort opinion National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius, also known as the Affordable Care Act or “Obamacare” case. Links to the major components of this nearly 200-page Supreme Court opinion appear at the end of this article. But first, a brief history of the Commerce Clause.

Smart Person’s Guide to Divorce

10 Jul
Get a Divorce Billboard

Divorce, dissolution of marriage or separation present legal challenges during an emotional time. In this otherwise serious area of law, we acknowledge the creatively direct message by a Chicago law firm, “Life’s short. Get a divorce”. Realize that every case … Read More »

Bankruptcy, Aviation Law – Sacramento

30 Jun

Alden Law Group

4440 Duckhorn Drive, Suite 420
Sacramento, CA 95834
Phone: (916) 928-3738
Fax: (916) 928-8263

Areas of Law

The Alden Law Group assists consumer and small business clients in creditor negotiations, bankruptcy and foreclosure defense. Additionally, firm partner David Alden represents  pilots and air carriers in aviation law, including compliance with the Federal Aviation Regulations and defense of pilots, airmen and certificate holders in FAA certificate actions.

Digital Millenium Copyright Act

29 May

Updated Dec 28, 2017 – Legal.com Enacted in 1998, Title II of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act limits the liability of certain Internet service providers, for storing works at the direction of a user, that are protected by copyright. (1) … Read More »

Air France 447 Recorder Found

2 May
Flight Data Recorder Air France 447

May 2, 2011 Legal.com, by Dave Alden, Updated June 4, 2011

The French Bureau of Investigations and Analysis (BEA) announced the recovery of the flight data recorder (FDR) and data/memory component from Air France flight 447, lost with all aboard on June 1, 2009 over the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 600 miles northeast of Brazil.