Category Archives: Law

Criminal Lawyer Scum: A Comic Strip

By | August 29, 2016

Driving to these hillbilly county courthouses is a real adventure.This guy was a menace to society.Stay put, little brother.A good secretary is a golden ray of sunshine.“I’m going on eight months of sick leaving starting tomorrow.”Anyway, I had all my ducks lined up in a row for a credible defense.Then, aliens …stole …my …underwear.

FX Show, The People v. O.J. Simpson, and Polygraph Issues

By | April 9, 2016

The FX show, The People v. O.J. Simpson:  American Crime Story, featured a scene in which Simpson was polygraphed in a test arranged by his lawyers. Obviously, this polygraph test was to be for their use only, and performed by an operator they hired, but it presented a number of interesting issues that could be rolled over, and… Read More »

Attorneys Use the Deposition to Lock-In Facts and Impeach Witnesses

By | February 18, 2015

One of the most powerful tools in the attorney’s arsenal of discovery is the deposition which is used to lock-in the facts and to impeach witnesses. The deposition is sworn testimony under oath before a court reporter.  It is usually conducted in one of the attorney’s offices and is basically between the attorneys, their clients, and the witnesses. … Read More »

Attorneys Assist Clients in Personal Injury Negotiations

By | February 5, 2015

There are many ways attorneys assist injured claimants in personal injury negotiations.  Some of these are readily apparent, while others are more behind the scenes. Injured claimants can benefit greatly by having attorneys handle their personal injury negotiations.  Obviously, the goal of an injured claimant is to obtain a fair and equitable settlement of their case in a… Read More »

HLN Gearing Up for Another Jodi Arias Onslaught

By | September 3, 2014

Just in time for HLN and minions Nancy Grace, Jane Velez-Mitchell, and Dr. Drew, et al, Jodi Arias will be representing herself in the sentencing phase of her murder trial in Arizona. The drooling, Pavlovian reaction to anything Jodi Arias-related on HLN is thoroughly predictable as they have been waiting for months to sink their teeth into her… Read More »

My Favorite Realistic Lawyer Movies

By | July 30, 2014

Over the years I have watched quite a few lawyer or lawyer related movies.  Admittedly, there are quite a few I have not watched.  Usually, the ones I haven’t watched are because, upfront, I have decided, for one reason or another, that they are not going to be any good, mainly because my unrealistic meter has pegged out. … Read More »