Daily Archives: July 5, 2012

Making an Impression in the Courtroom

The other day my young teenage client arrived in juvenile court wearing a black t-shirt emblazoned with the words, “FLIPPING THE BIRD” (see image on left).  Of course I knew it was a pun on the wildly-popular game, Angry Birds … Continue reading

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NYT Editorial on Miller v. Alabama and Next Steps

Earlier this week, The New York Times published an editorial, A Moral Right to Counsel, on the next steps states and the federal government should take to implement Miller v. Alabama: About 2,000 juvenile offenders serving life sentences without parole can … Continue reading

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