BREAKING: THE ROCKET IS FOUND NOT GUILTY. Roger Clemens was found not guilty of al charges in his federal trial where he was charged with perjury related to the steroids investigation. A great win for Houston trial lawyer Rusty Hardin, who battled it seemed at times both the government and the judge in the case. The rocket can still bring the heat and the government was sent back to the dugout after a swing and a miss.
The CJA lawyers are back from their federal retreat over the weekend. It was said to be a great success.
Rodney King of LA riots fame has passed away at age 47. The NY Times has coverage here.
The New Democracy party won enough seats in parliament in Greece Sunday to form a coalition government. The party is in favor of a bailout and keeping Greece in the EU. The election should calm jittery markets. For now.
In NYC in 2011 the police conducted over 700.000 stops and more than 350,000 frisks and more than 600,000 of those people were black or latino. On Sunday Jews, Gentiles and Muslims, black people, white people, hispanics and asians - almost 10,000 in total- marched down Fifth Avenue to protest the loss of the 4th Amendment in the Big Apple.
Your Miami Heat won game three in their championship series with the Oklahoma Thunder Sunday night to go up 2-1 in the seven game series. Game three is a strategic game. In the history of the NBA Championship series, under the current format the team who wins game three has gone on to win the series 11 of 12 times. That one exception? The chumps who blew the series last year. What team was that again that watched the Mavs celebrate a championship while moping on their home court?
It's the start of another hot and muggy week in the magic city and its favourite courthouse.
See you in court.