This gem from Roy Black's blog. The author is anonymous:
“Excellence can be obtained if you care more than others think is wise, risk more than others think is safe, dream more than others think is practical, expect more than others think is possible.”
If you're a trial lawyer, you should be reading his blog every day, so that when he writes: "The search for favorable evidence should never end." you have an idea on how he prepares for trial.
If you're not reading the Bear Lawyer comic strip/blog, you're missing out
Trying to follow the ballots in the breaking Hialeah Absentee ballot scandal is like trying to count popcorn as it pops. There was a big to-do yesterday when the woman found in possession of 31 absentee ballots in Hialeah of all places, zoomed up to the SAO and then was placed in an official looking police vehicle. For us, the real question is whose names were on those ballots? Al Gore?
It's now officially the dog days of summer. August in Miami. Yuck.
Here's the thing about our post the other day about Richard E. Gerstein: you have to look at the man within the context of his times. Yes, today his statements and investigations about things like pornography and homosexuality seem ridiculous at best. But within the context of the 1960's, even during movements promoting great social change like the civil rights movement, you didn't see or hear a peep about rights for homosexuals. It took time for society to evolve and we do not think it's fair to judge Mr. Gerstein today through that lens of time. There were prosecutions for the possession and sale of pornography during Janet Reno's tenure as State Attorney as well. And perhaps one day in the not too distant future, young lawyers will be reading this blog ( we don't age. It's all about high dose vitamin C) and commenting on the ridiculous prosecutions for drug possession and how those policies ruined tens of thousands of peoples lives during the lat 30 years.
When dog bites man...ho hum. When man bites dog, it's breaking news. That's why the news that a Lauderhill police officer was planting drugs on people during traffic stops is not earth shaking, stop the presses news. Here is the Herald report. Yeah, Broward is just paradise.
So lets summarize: voter fraud in Hialeah; bad cops planting drugs in Broward; it's hot here in August.
Enjoy your summer weekend.
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