On Zealous Representation and Public Defenders

  I will remember this.  This is what the prosecutor promises you. In another context, she could be intending this as a threat.  As in:  I will get you back for this.  In this case, she is trying… Read More

A Public Defender Just Doing His Job

D.C. skyline

  I am watching Mani Golzari of the D.C. Public Defender Service cross-examine a police officer at a probable cause hearing. Of all the cross-examinations I have either done or seen this past week, Golzariā€™s is undoubtedly the… Read More

A Public Defender with a Sense of Humor

Jefferson and Washington monuments

A couple of weeks ago, I complained about the lack of criminal law blogs done by women.  I also bemoaned the fact that, with a few exceptions, there do not seem to be many public defender blogs that… Read More