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That headline is not hyperbole. You absolutely do not want to get involved in the American criminal justice system. It’s a one-way street to being proper fucked, and nobody really seems to care whether you actually did anything wrong.
Ken White and his partner started his firm with rented desks and unreliable phones and built their firm to around a dozen lawyers today. Meanwhile, he became a champion of free speech by defending bloggers threatened by censorious douchebags. He also reveals the secret of the name Popehat. Sam & Aaron start out today's show by talking about legal hacking, about which Aaron is a little confused and Sam is pretty interested.
You may think this is just simple pudding, but you know what they say: pudding … has some proof in it.
If you want to read a book about the pros and cons of the death penalty, this is not it. The Death of Punishment fails to do much more than further Professor Robert Blecker's career as a crusader for the death penalty.
The US Supreme Court handed down its landmark decision Gideon v. Wainwright 50 years ago today, on March 18, 1963. In its decision, the Court decided that the federal right to counsel must be extended to state prosecutions: any person haled into court, who is too poor to hire a lawyer, cannot be assured a […]
Is criminal defense law the secret to law practice happiness? Survey says maybe.