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Monday, October 08, 2012
THE HUNT FOR BIG BIRD
Will Big Bird, Sesame Street and government funding for PBS be the defining moment of the 2012 presidential election?
Over the weekend we wrote about sentencing guidelines. It was our contention, having lived through both regimes, that a defense attorney has a better chance to do their job when there are no sentencing guidelines at work, then when there are sentencing guidelines driving the sentence. What's your thoughts?
Dolphins: We're gonna say it right now. The Dolphins are well coached and have a decent team. Mark this day down. Here it goes: "We were....(gulp) wrong."
Urban Legend: That a county prosecutor in Ohio, in response to a fashion tip from a judge, went to a bathroom, removed her dark coloured panties from underneath her light coloured dress, and returned to court and entered the panties into evidence. As per ATL here. Never happened.
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Have a good week.