Archive for September, 2010
The Baltimore Sun reported yesterday that the case against motorcyclist Anthony Graber has been dismissed. Mr. Graber was speeding down the highway, popping wheelies, when an unmarked car pulled in front of him. The driver of the car pulled out a gun before announcing he was a police officer. I’ve written about it a bunch [...]
It’s come to my attention that the last paragraph of my last post caused some confusion. So, I wanted to take some time on this rainy Sunday morning to clear it up. First, you all need to know I only can speak from my own experience. Every criminal defense attorney I know and respect is, [...]
I am in the throes of trial prep. It’s been a little while since I’ve had to get out the three hole punch and make a trial notebook, but as I’d hoped, it is very much like riding a bike. I haven’t completely forgotten how to do this dance. I’ve got the sentencing guidelines at [...]
I didn’t get to a single argument this year, but I’m planning on it this term. Here’s the link to SCOTUblog’s October term’s list of arguments.
I’ve written quite about about Maryland prosecuting citizens for videotaping police officers doing their jobs in very public places. The most notable of these cases is that of Anthony Graber, the motorcyclist who, with his helmet cam, video and audio taped an off duty police officer who, er, pulled a gun on him. The issue [...]
This post is a few days late, what with their being so many ‘where were you’ posts on facebook and twitter, I didn’t want my ‘where were you’ post to get lost in the mix. So, here it is friends, this is my 9/11 story. I don’t know if I’ve ever told this before. I [...]
So, apparently there is an idiot in Florida, a so-called ‘man of god’, who is holding a burn the Quran day on September 11. His church has 50 followers. I’m not so sure, but that doesn’t seem like so many. I’m left to assume he isn’t the most charismatic guy ever. But still, he’s got [...]