Good news for those young ASA's we see trudging every morning from their county court headquarters-lair, via an easement appurtenant behind a row of houses/offices (and they know what that is since they have all recently studied for the Bar) and through our Lot 26, bleary-eyed, lugging strollers laden with boxes filled with cases of driving while not wearing corrective lenses, and possession of undersized Snook. These new eager lawyers are caffeine fueled, snapchatting their double espressos and extra-large caramel cafe latte's. Drink-up we say, and now says the World Health Organization- as reported by the Lancet Oncology magazine that we often peruse.
COFFEE IS NOT A CARCINOGEN. Hurray!
This study reverses a twenty-five year old study which seemed to indicate that coffee caused bladder cancer.
But, don't drink it too hot. Anything about 175 degrees is a danger zone. Consuming hot beverages could cause esophageal cancer. So make that double-caramel-cafe-latte iced, and have one on Rumpole. And Snapchat it.
Check out the JAA Blog.
They have a portion of a sentencing transcript where a defendant of color asked for leniency saying that he had learned his lesson after being incarcerated after what appears to be a burglary. The defendant said he didn't want to be judged on the color of his skin. The judge, who appears to be a person of color (no one is identified in the transcript except) replies that s/he has been judges by the color of their skin their whole life, and even worse, the actions of the defendant will make the victim in the case judge everyone of the same race of the defendant they encounter worse, based on the actions of the defendant.
Good sentence? Bad Sentence? Would a Miami Judge say that? Would Ovalle's finger's explode as he tried to tweet that while covering a sentencing?
See You In Court.
Another approximately 100 deaths by handguns yesterday that didn't make any headlines because they weren't the results of a mass shooting.
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