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Thank you for visiting. I am Carson J. Tucker, an appellate and insurance law attorney.  I use this blog to communicate and engage with clients and colleagues about important court opinions, legal issues and policy.  More about my practice can be found on my LinkedIn page, Law Offices of Carson J. Tucker on LinkedIn. I began Amicus [...]

Amicus Curiae Brief Submitted by Michigan Attorney Katherine Henry On Behalf of Citizens in House of Representative v. Whitmer, Michigan Supreme Court Case No. 161377

The title of this amicus curiae brief submitted by Michigan Attorney Katherine Henry says it all: BRIEF AMICUS CURIAE IN DEFENSE OF THE US CONSTITUTION, THE MICHIGAN CONSTITUTION, AND THE RIGHTS OF ALL CITIZENS https://lexforipllc.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/AC-Brief-of-Katherine-Henry.pdf This is quite a remarkable brief and I commend Attorney Henry for having the wherewithal and sense to speak up [...]

United States Supreme Court Amicus Curiae Brief on Behalf of Over 60 Current and Former State Legislators submitted by Lex Fori PLLC and Carson J. Tucker in Merits Case of Sharonell Fulton, et al. v. City of Philadelphia, Case No. 19-123

Attorney Carson J. Tucker, Counsel of Record for nearly 70 Current and Former State Legislators from Kansas, Michigan, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee and Texas has submitted an amicus curiae brief in the case of Sharonell Fulton, et al. v. City of Philadelphia, Case No. 19-123. The case has garnered national attention as it relates to [...]

Lex Fori PLLC and Attorney Carson J. Tucker Secure Withdrawal of Show Cause and Withdrawal of Administrative Separation Proceedings for U.S. Air Force Captain in Ramstein, Germany

We received news today of a withdrawal of show cause proceedings and dismissal of administrative separation proceedings (prior to trial) for an Air Force Captain at Ramstein Air Base in Germany. We were asked to come in and present a defense for the Captain serving in an operationally sensitive unit who had a complex case [...]

Carson J. Tucker and Lex Fori PLLC Discuss Liability of Governmental Entities for County Roads in Michigan in County Road Association of Michigan Quarterly

In this article for the Summer 2020 Edition of Crossroads, the Quarterly Journal of the County Road Association of Michigan, Lex Fori PLLC attorney Carson J. Tucker discusses several legal issues that could potentially expand liability of governmental entities defending suits under the highway exception to governmental immunity. The article addresses an important case being [...]

COVID19 – Legal Opinion Letter Prepared for County Sheriffs in Michigan Addressing Potential Civil Liabilities for Enforcing Orders that Violate Fundamental Constitutional Rights Under Federal and State Law

Constitutional Rights Cannot Be Quarantined! We have consulted municipal insurers, governmental entities and law enforcement agencies on several aspects of potential liabilities arising from enforcement of executive orders issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Below is our letter addressing potential civil liability for law enforcement and prosecutors under state and federal law. https://lexforipllc.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Final-Letter-and-Memo-re-Constitutional-Violations-by-Enforcement-of-Executive-Orders-Re-COVID-19.pdf Click [...]