UPDATE BELOW: How do you get to Lincoln Center ( or in this case- get inside the PDs office)? Practice practice practice.
What's the most significant change or challenge that will affect the way we practice law in the REGJB in the near future? For your convenience we have listed some of the possibilities for you:
1) The State Attorneys Race
2) Jurors access and use of social media.
3) The lines to get into the courthouse.
4) The lack of funding of the judiciary.
5) The lack of funding for court appoints and due process costs.
6) The new menu items at Au Bon Pain.
PD ADMITTANCE PROCEDURE:
Only in Miami does it take dozens of emails, meetings, discussions, threats, pleas, offers, acceptances, consideration, revisions, oral modifications, parole evidence, etc., to arrive at a procedure for attorneys to enter a public building. In this case it is the Public Defender's Building. The memorandum with the updated fourteen step procedure* is below.
Admittance Procedures for Private Attorneys 5-9-2012
Query: Why can't people walk into a building- get screened like the rest of the world, and move on dot org?
In other news:
DOM covers the latest nomination mess with the 11th Circuit.
Joe Biden (D, tan), apparently was off the reservation and forced the president's hand on gay marriage. Biden's comments on a Sunday morning news show set off a frantic 48 hour scramble to get the president to announce his new views.
Rumpole says: the opposition to gay marriage has always been puzzling. Why would people who oppose homosexuality in general not want gay people to be as miserable as the rest of society?
See You In Court.
*It's not really 14 steps.
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