Tag Archives: Judge Robert Smith

The immortal NY Court of Appeals

Judges, like boxers, are loath to give up the adulation that comes with the job, not to mention the pleasure of reducing others to a pulp.  Recently Judge Smith of the Albany Supremes came out with an Op Ed piece  in the … Continue reading

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Demolishing the 4th Amendment

In response to decades of complaints that the Fourth Amendment is a hazardous eyesore that lowers property values, hinders the nation’s competitiveness in the global market and endangers little children, a coalition of NY courts and law enforcement groups announced … Continue reading

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Sexperts in the courtroom: Part 1

There’s only one person in the courtroom who’s allowed to have an aura of reliability, and you can probably guess who that is. Anybody who wants to testify about specialized knowledge is rigorously scrutinized by the judicial gatekeeper under the 12-prong orgone-kryptonite test before they’re allowed … Continue reading

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