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Know The Law!

Hinton v. Alabama provides excellent example of how knowing the law for your client can literally be a matter of life and death. Anthony Hinton was accused of a double murder stemming from three restaurant robberies.  The primary evidence against him … Continue reading

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The Death Penalty Blues

“If I can demonstrate that [the punishment of death] is neither necessary nor useful, I shall have gained the cause of humanity.” — Cesare Beccaria, Dei delitti e delle pene, Ch. 28 (1764) Andrew Cohen has an interesting article up at the Atlantic … Continue reading

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