Archive for the ‘Public Defenders’ Category

Fixing What’s Broke

I had a chance to talk to a friend of mine from my New York State Days.  Mardi Crawford is an attorney with the New York State Defender’s Association and has her finger on the pulse of the initiatives for Public Defender reform in New York right now. I had a chance to talk to […]

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In deference to Old Yeller.

Scott Greenfield was on twitter today and he accused me of being a pussy.  He asked if there was anything that moved me enough to yell. Because he yells.  And Terry Kindlon yelled.  And lots of other lawyers yell.  I don’t yell.  Not here.  And, since this is my blog where I can write what […]

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The Thin, Navy Blue Suit, Line

There has been some chatter in the blogger world lately about ineffective assistance of counsel. Jamison Koehler, Scott Greenfield, Gamso, Mark Bennett and Gideon have written about ineffective assistance of counsel and broken it down into its bits and pieces. I’m not one to quickly jump into the fray in these kinds of conversations. I […]

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