The Honorable Kathy Williams had her investiture last week. DOM had the coverage.
Judges Bill Altfield (Dade County Courthouse at noon) and Ivan Hernandez ( 3rd DCA at 3pm) have their investitures this Friday.
The Captain pointed out in the comments Friday the NY TImes Op Ed here that the US has falling crime rates and teeming prisons. As we have said many many times: "The United States has 5 percent of the world’s population, yet 25 percent of the world’s prisoners. " Something's rotten in Denmark and in our criminal justice system.
The best chance the Dolphins have to win this season is this Sunday, on the road, at KC.
Roy Black continues his insightful critique of the lawyering in the Dr. Conrad Murray trial. His post on the prosecutor asking one question to many is superb, and if you have never done that then you've never tried more than one case. We've all been there. The goal is avoid doing it again and to recover when you do.
Mr. Black's commentary of this trial is a must read for all trial lawyers, especially young ones. His points are excellent and there is much to be learned from reading his opinion on the lawyering. Now if he could only give coach Sporano a few tips....
Supreme Court hears an ineffective assistance of counsel case today. The issue is a plea offer that was not communicated. NY Times coverage here.
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