INjustice in the legal system

In class the other day, a student made a presentation on his desire to become a lawyer in order to ensure greater justice in the legal system. Among other things, we talked about people convicted of crimes they did not commit. Coincidentally, the New York Times ran a cover story over the weekend presenting their … Continue reading INjustice in the legal system

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Duke Lacrosse

Although I doubted their innocence at the outset, thank goodness that justice was done in the end in the infamous Duke lacrosse case. It's hard to imagine the disruption experienced by the Duke players and coach (exiled from Duke to Bryant College -- whatever that is). I couldn't help but marvel at how unique the … Continue reading Duke Lacrosse