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Upsetting The Applecart Of Legal Research

If you had to pick the most staid area of legal technology, you might choose legal research. After all, Westlaw and LexisNexis pretty much set the standard for online legal research long ago, and many of the smaller research services that have come along since are essentially less-comprehensive variations on the same theme. Yet within a...
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The Ultimate Stupidity Of Mandatory Sentencing

My opinion on this subject is backed by decades of work as a criminal defense attorney in state and federal court and how I’ve seen mandatory sentences for low-level offenses ruin people’s lives and ultimately lead to more crime. First, not all crime is the same.  Selling two bags of crack to an undercover cop is...
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