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Suffolk County Needs A Lesson in the First Amendment

Last week a Suffolk County Judge threw a blogger out of a criminal courtroom trial because she was blogging about events that happened in an open courtroom. The judge, James F.X. Doyle was concerned that the blogger had been posting “sensitive information” that prospective jurors had been revealing during the jury selection process. Apparently the […]

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The Madness Of DSK Accuser’s Public Interviews

I have already written about the unusual openness and public nature of the DSK prosecution in an earlier blog post. Now the alleged victim herself has decided to publicly expose herself in a lengthy interview in Newsweek magazine,conducted at her lawyer’s office. (Note/Disclaimer: her attorney is also the same attorney who represented the accuser of […]

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On Independence Day Remember Atticus Finch

On July 4th, schoolkids across the country are rightly asked to remember Jefferson, Franklin and Adams for their role in drafting and forcing the passage of the Declaration of Independence. But I always like to recall the greatest trial lawyer ever invented – Atticus Finch of To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Atticus was […]