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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

TOP TEN REASONS


Top ten reasons why David Ovalle didn't like federal court:

10) Brand new courthouse lacks the charm and filth of the REGIB;

9) It is easy-peasy-lemon-squeezy to pass through security and there are no long lines to wait to get in;

8) They serve good black coffee;

7) He was often confused considering the recent proliferation of state court judges appointed to the federal bench;

6) The lawyers are polite and the trials proceed in a professional manner;

5) There are no JOA's (rule 29's);

4) The use of 404(b) evidence makes even the simplest cases a confusing mish-mash of multiple incidents, some charged, some not;

3) There are no broken elevators or escalators; 

2) Everyone is convicted and sentenced to prison; 

And the number one reason David Ovalle didn't like covering a case in federal court this week:

NO TWEETING IN COURT. 

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