When It Comes to Robert Griffin III, the Redskins Should Pass

It is exciting to think of Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III in a Washington Redskins uniform next fall. According to the Washington Post, the Redskins are willing to trade two first-round draft picks to the St. Louis… Read More

Brucklaw Wins CLB Fantasy Football League

Congratulations to Michael Bruckheim for winning the 2011 Criminal Law Blog Invitational.  Bruckheim defeated Paul Kennedy of The Defense Rests in a nail-biter championship game, 144-140.   David Benowitz of D.C. Criminal Defense took third place by beating Brandon… Read More

Brucklaw Extends Lead in Fantasy Football

Congratulations to Michael Bruckheim of Brucklaw who remains the only undefeated team after week 4.  He is followed by David Benowitz of DC Criminal Defense, Nathan Burney of The Criminal Lawyer, and Paul Kennedy of The Defense Rests. … Read More

D.C. Area Teams Dominate Criminal Law Fantasy Football League

Congratulations to Michael Bruckheim for taking the lead after Week 3 of the Criminal Law Blog Fantasy Football League.  His victory over A Public Defender leaves him as the only undefeated team. Bruckheim is followed by David Benowitz… Read More

Criminal Law Blog Fantasy Football: D.C. Teams One, Texas Teams Zero

Brucklaw jumped out to an early lead in the Criminal Law Blog Fantasy Football League with a victory over D.C. Criminal Defense during week one.  He is followed by Not Guilty with 127 points and A Public Defender… Read More

Ready for Some Fantasy Football: Criminal Law Blog League for 2011

Welcome to the 2011 criminal law blog fantasy football league. Again participating this year are the top four teams from 2010 (listed in order of final rank):  Koehler Law, Liberty & Justice for Y’All, Brucklaw and A Public… Read More

There Is A Reason We Still Love The Hogs

Joe Gibbs knew the value of the offensive line.  That’s how he turned a washed-up running back from the Jets, John Riggins, into the Washington Redskins’ all-time rushing leader with 7472 yards.  That’s how he went to four… Read More

Redskins Take Leonard Hankerson in Third Round of NFL Draft

While Washington Redskins fans are excited about first-round pick Ryan Kerrigan, the real steal of the draft could be our third-round pick, wide receiver Leonard Hankerson from Miami.  Here is the highlight reel.

Changing the Name of the Washington Redskins

D.C. Fire Department Chief Kenneth Ellerbe created a minor controversy recently when he proposed changing the name of his department to Fire Emergency Medical Services (FEMS).  Ellerbe suggested that, since the department also provides emergency care for the… Read More

Choosing Sides in the NFL Labor Dispute

In the fall of 2002, I was at an Eagles football game in Philadelphia when quarterback Donovan McNabb hobbled off the field. “Don’t worry about him,” the guy sitting in the next seat assured me. “That’s just one… Read More