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Law Professor Brooke Coleman Explains Why the Civil Defendant Is Denied Legal Counsel, and Why This Is Unjust

From “Prison Is Prison” by Seattle Law School Prof. Brooke Coleman (Notre Dame Law Review, 2013):

Two indigent men stand before two separate judges. 271 more words

Restraining Order Abuse

The Saggy D.A.

Let me see… I saw CRIMINAL COURT, an early RKO Robert Wise B-movie (but not produced by Val Lewton — interesting how largely bland that makes it), and quite enjoyed it (Fiona: “I’m… 450 more words


Nigerian Super Conman Jailed In London

Nigerian conman whose ‘lottery win’ fraud cheated pensioners out of £5m life savings weeps as he is jailed.

*Godwin Nwaofor had a ‘suckers list’ of target victims to send bogus letters… 1,086 more words

Crime: From Other Lands

The Bill Cosby Case: Convicted by the Media

{3:45 minutes to read} Whether you’re a celebrity like Bill Cosby or a regular person, any time someone makes allegations involving potentially criminal behavior, it is scary. 529 more words

Criminal Defense

Jury Duty

The one thing I learned on the first day of jury duty is that people are idiots. This is not exactly a new revelation, but it is yet another reason to avoid the criminal justice system at all costs. 1,928 more words

News & Commentary

Dear Client: Start Now

Clients bring me their plan. The plan to convince the Court that the situation has changed; the client is new person.

The most significant hurdle for clients in this situation is themselves. 158 more words

Child Protective Services

Dear Client: You need a plan

Clients work to persuade me that the client is ready for change. Having the right words is the first step toward convincing a judge that change is indeed on the horizon. 236 more words

Child Protective Services