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Sorry Your Honor, IDK What that Means — LOL.

Language by its very nature is imperfect and imprecise. On top of its inherent ambiguity, we are constantly using language in new and inventive ways adding to the trail of confusion. A recent Consumer Reports car review described a vehicle … Continue reading

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Re-elect Mark Ober, State Attorney

Every now and then you hear something that makes you scratch your head. We just had that reaction when we heard that someone has decided to run against Hillsborough County State Attorney, Mark Ober. Like most of us, most of … Continue reading

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We Must Not Tolerate the Use of Secret Software in Our Criminal Courts

A recent article published in Slate.com by Rebecca Wexler, a fellow at Yale Law School’s Information Society Project and visiting scholar at Berkeley School of Law’s Human Rights Center, highlights a real problem – the inability to test the efficacy of … Continue reading

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Stop and Think Before Hitting the “LIKE” Button

There are times when companies’ efforts to escape responsibility for their misdeeds borders on the absurd – this is one of those times. As reported in the New York Times yesterday, General Mills appears to be the first food company … Continue reading

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No Privilege At All — A Call to Action

We, as a people, hold certain relationships as special and in recognition of that, our legal system protects from compulsory disclosure the communications which take place in those relationships. This notion is an acknowledgment of certain core values. Whether the … Continue reading

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Gideon Vouchers Pilot Project – An Idea worth Monitoring

Recently, the New York Times Sunday Review (http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/05/sunday-review/need-blind-justice.html?smid=pl-share) reported on a pilot project being conducted in Comal County, Texas. The project involves providing indigent criminal defendants with vouchers to go out into the legal community and hire lawyers of their … Continue reading

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When Silence is Not Golden

I am now convinced that I live in a weird parallel universe. As every American knows, the United States Constitution secures the right of every person not to incriminate him or herself. Since the famed Miranda vs. Arizona opinion, in … Continue reading

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