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Defending Lawyers

In “The Defense”, the first novel in D.W. Buffa’s series about criminal defense attorney Joseph Antonelli, Buffa deals with some of the problems ordinary people have with the often bizarre outcomes of the U.S. 183 more words

Books

The Injustice of Justice

Richard Sahn

I was appalled by Jeffrey Toobin’s analysis of the decision of the grand jury in the Darren Wilson indictment hearings. Toobin, a legal analyst for CNN is a former prosecutor as well as defense attorney. 571 more words

Society

The Social Struggle is REAL

By Ricky Guzman

I am a proud Mexican American and Chicano striving for true righteousness. The persistent struggle within the interior is very real, always being criminally surveilled through legal means. 431 more words

Race

Iranians Execute Billionaire; Are You Thinking What I'm Thinking?

The Iranians may have an oil-soaked, corrupt regime led by a nuke-crazy megalomaniac, but at least the Iranian people won’t stand for billionaires milking them dry. 278 more words

Seeing the Opportunity in "Normal" - Come Back to the Future

When watching a rare 1990 Steve Jobs interview several months ago, these words (and I’m paraphrasing) literally sent chills down my spine: The smallest company in the world will one day be able to look as large as the largest company in the world. 238 more words

Dems out to get Clarence Thomas?


Dems out to get Clarence Thomas?

The timing seems a bit sketchy here. Just the other day it was announced that Obamacare would be up for review in the Supreme Court and would likely have an answer to its constitutionality before the 2012 election. 864 more words

General/Current Events

Recommended Reading: The Autobiography of an Execution

I recently finished reading The Autobiography of an Execution by Texas death penalty lawyer David R. Dow and I would highly recommend it, despite it’s deeply depressing nature.  417 more words

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