Elected judges are bad for the republic and the law “Sound jurisprudence simply cannot fit onto bumper stickers, or into 30-second ad buys. . . . Our independent judiciary cannot protect due process and the rule of law if it requires paid politicians to beg campaign donors amid electoral hysteria. “
The first community column for the Lexington Herald-Leader: http://www.kentucky.com/opinion/op-ed/article161733393.html
I’m pleased to announce a new place to read my rants, in the Lexington Herald-Leader’s op-ed pages. For clarity, my practice still runs out of Durham, North Carolina. I live in Lexington with my family, but I am not (yet) admitted in Kentucky. My practice remains all things federal, but especially in criminal and appellate.
http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/the-administration/340950-why-trump-voter-fraud-commission-should-go-through So let’s kill two proverbial birds with one stone. Let this commission seek those “public” records under each State’s public records laws, and experience what you and I do when we ask for “publicly-available” government records. * * * You may have a right to the information, but relatively few have the expertise and.
Alan Ellis and EJ Hurst II, “Different Talk, Familiar Walk: More Medical and Elderly Releases under BOP’s Reduction in Sentence Program, but Other Inmates Still Out of Luck,” Criminal Justice (American Bar Association), Vol. 31, No. 3 (Fall 2016).