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Judge Wool’s 2012 Court of Appeals Highlights

Judge Wool looks back on another season of smash hits at the Court of Appeals. Here’s a sample of the 2012 highlights. Statutory construction: People v. Velez. In another round of judge-forgot-to-mention-post-release-supervision cases, the Court held that just because the statute gives a 40-day deadline … Continue reading

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The Bambi’s mother school of criminal defense

In the latest issue of The Champion magazine, the President of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers exhorts the membership to follow the mandate of Bambi’s mother, “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.” At … Continue reading

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