watched with interest the TV coverage of Larry Nassar’s sentencing, the pervert doctor who sexually assaulted young female gymnasts. Allegedly. Until he entered a guilty plea.…
My entire purpose in writing these ditties is to show everyone how real life legal issues are handled by criminal defense lawyers.
Sometimes that is as simple as discussing the answer to the number one question I get asked, almost daily: “How Can You Defend Those People?”
Other times it is much more esoteric.
Last time, in what was arguably a “puff piece” about old judicial friends, I had the audacity to mention strict constructionism, thus unintentionally unleashing a torrent of umbrage. The Originalists defended their hero Scalia with a variety of indignant comments to the effect that “The Constitution is clear, and anyone who reads anything extra into it is stewpud.”
Hmmmm. Okay. Let’s go. Welcome to law school. (Warning: this ain’t no puff piece.)