Why we represent “those people”….Nice Little Article in the Washington Post

“We represent “those people” because we can always find aspects of them that represent us.” –Abbe Smith  (Georgetown University Professor and co-editor of the forthcoming “How can you Represent Those People?”) The book comes out August 14, 2013.  JJC Review to follow.  Pre-Order via this link and support JJC!

OMG the cal supreme court reversed a conviction. nice.

published today. People v. Davis. Out of LA.  The issue according to the court is: “Specifically, may a jury properly infer that 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) is controlled based solely on its chemical name, when that substance is not listed in the code? We conclude that evidence of MDMA‟s chemical name, standing alone, is insufficient to proveContinue reading “OMG the cal supreme court reversed a conviction. nice.”

just because i’m a bad ass bitch in court doesn’t mean you can’t hurt my feelings!!

There is nothing that makes me mad more than a prosecutor who accuses me of something.  Ironic, because prosecutors have made a career out of accusing people of shit because they love to do that so much (whether it is founded or unfounded).  But, I really truly get pissed when a prosecutor accuses me ofContinue reading “just because i’m a bad ass bitch in court doesn’t mean you can’t hurt my feelings!!”