Steve Blackistone

STEVE BLACKISTONE, a Firehouse® contributing editor, is a Maryland attorney who directs state and local liaison activities for an agency of the federal government. Prior to his current position, he served in a variety of posts on the staff of the U.S. House of Representatives, working both on the personal staffs of members of Congress and on congressional committees. Blackistone also is an active volunteer EMT/firefighter with the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad in Montgomery County, MD.

Labor Laws May Limit Social Media Policies

Fire Law: Firehouse Bullying: How to Recognize Trouble

Fire Law: When Is Arson Not Arson?

Fire Law: Amending Benefits For Responders & Survivors

Civil Rights Claim Denied

Beer Bust in a Firehouse: What is a "Reasonable Suspicion"?

Seatbelt Laws For Emergency Vehicles

Fire Law sidebar: Connecticut Video Creates Controversy

Fire Law: Carbon Monoxide Detectors & the Law

Fire Law: Legal Factors in EMS Judgment Calls

Connecticut Video Creates Controversy

Political Campaigns and Elections