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Constitutional Law

Time to Right a Wrong in Brooklyn

I have represented David McCallum pro bono for over nine years in an effort to overturn his wrongful conviction. Our team in this effort is comprised of Dr. Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, Ken Klonsky and Gary Dolin of Innocence International in Canada; Professor Steven A. Drizin, Director of Northwestern University’s prestigious Center on Wrongful Conviction; and […]

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General

Why Are Lawyers Committing Suicide?

CNN reported Monday that there has been a rash of suicides among lawyers in the past few years. According to their report, there was one lawyer-suicide a month in Oklahoma around 2004. South Carolina lost six lawyers within 18 months before July 2008. Kentucky has seen 15 known lawyer suicides since 2010. The article goes […]

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On Law Schools and Lawyering

This will be a quick post about a topic that can be discussed for pages and pages and hours and hours (at least by me and my fellow law folks). Today’s NY Times had an article that declared: “What They Don’t Teach Law Students: Lawyering.” The article describes how large firms are finding that they […]