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Habeas Corpus: Explained

In 1933 Alabama, nine black males, aged 12 to 21, were accused of raping two white female teenagers. Twelve days after their arrest, the boys were brought into an Alabama court and presented with their “lawyers”: one, a forgetful, elderly … Continue reading

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The Explainer: Explained

Several years ago, I read a Nicholas Sparks book (calm down: his books are terribly entertaining beach reads) in which the main character was an investigative journalist. Readers wrote to him with questions, and he researched the subject and reported … Continue reading

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When Law School Means Something

For some law students, going to law school is about networking and honing the practical skills required to function as a lawyer. While these are important things to master if one wishes to, you know, become a lawyer, for me, … Continue reading

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