Tag Archives: lawyering

The Court Will Not Abide Your Pregnancy, Counsel

Nicole Girard points out a pretty mind-boggling case from an Atlanta Immigration Court, where a judge refused to grant a continuance an attorney that recently had a baby: Earlier this month, Judge J. Dan Pelletier Sr. of the Atlanta Immigration … Continue reading

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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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Power Begets Privilege

When South Carolina Supreme Court Justice Donald Beatty told a meeting of the state’s prosecutors that the gravy train was over for prosecutorial misconduct, he scared a few people.  Apparently, his admonition of impending accountability was a bit more harsh … Continue reading

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The Prosecutorial Mindset

In the Fall 2012 issue of the Washburn Law Journal, Monroe H. Freedman and Charles E. MacLean, academics both, had a battle royal on the topic of prosecutorial misconduct. In Freedman’s article, he makes a vigorous case that Prosecutorial misconduct … Continue reading

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