January 24, 2015

You don’t have to look very hard these days to find the conventional wisdom that we are a divided country. I have heard many of my fellow citizens of the moderate and left persuasion bemoan the extremism which sharply divides our nation and ossifies any chance for change or innovation.


I think these sharp and often vitriolic divisions are bas...

January 21, 2015

I was in criminal case voir dire a couple of years ago and noted on the juror information sheet one of the venire persons had listed she was a lawyer. When I asked her what type of practice in which she was engaged, she retorted she had given up the practice of law to make “an honest living.” I bristled at the denigration of my profession. I...

January 8, 2015

I was in the Lawyers Lounge last week getting my usual cup of coffee before heading off to court at the Denton County Courthouse. Several of the attorneys were having a conversation lamenting the fact that much of our law practice has changed radically just within the past 5 to 10 years.

 

While I agreed with some of what they said, that change...

December 17, 2014

I don’t usually go to popular movies, particularly during the Christmas season. The crowds in a headlong rush to be the first to see an opening debut, has never held much attraction for me. However, this year, I may make an exception. No doubt by now, you have probably heard the hackers getting into Sony Studios databases as revenge for the m...

November 25, 2014

I had the most amazing encounter this last week in court. It all really came down to just one question.
“Q. So, let me understand this. If a person invokes their Constitutional Rights under the 4th, 5th, and 6th Amendments to the United States Constitution and Article I, Section 10, 11, and 14 of the Texas Constitution and seek legal counsel...

November 19, 2014

I see a world where fairness & justice are the paramount interest of the law and our society.
A better way to justice for all.
A world where everyone is treated equally under the law.
A world where everyone has equal opportunity under the law.
A world where everyone has equal representation under the law.

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