Filling out an application can be a painful process for anyone who has ever been arrested or convicted of a crime. What specifically is being asked? What is an honest response? And how can I put this response… Read More
The witness says she knew it was the defendant trying to call her because his name came up on her I-Phone. Who entered his name into the I-Phone address book in connection with this number? I did, she… Read More
Defense strategy of pro se defendant this morning consisted mostly of making faces during the police officer’s testimony. Note to self: Not real effective. Surprisingly enough, the prosecutor still felt the need for argument.
So. A guy walks into a bakery and says he needs to have a cake made. But it is a special cake and it needs to be done just right. The baker says no problem. How would you… Read More
Here is a sign my son and I saw posted by the basketball courts this afternoon at Yates, the Georgetown University Field House. Compliance with the directive makes for some pretty low-scoring games. The sign ranks right below… Read More
H/T A Public Defender
I have been a member of two societies in my life that had a secret handshake, one a fraternity and the other an academic honor society, both of which I joined while in college. Imagine my disappointment on… Read More
I am pretty good with faces and with names. I have always been impressed — almost flattered — by people who remembered my name after a single meeting, and at one point early in my career, I decided… Read More