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  • The Underdiscussed Power of The Chief Justice in an Impeachment Trial
    The Underdiscussed Power of The Chief Justice in an Impeachment Trial

    I have not written here about politics in a while. And I am not really doing so now. Instead, I’m writing about procedure, which just so happens to be the procedure of an impeachment trial in the ...

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  • Attorney Prizzia joined Board of Directors for FLOC
    Attorney Prizzia joined Board of Directors for FLOC

    Usually, I use this space to write about news and developments in the courts that I believe will be of interest to clients and potential clients, but it is my blog, so every now and then I need to ...

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  • Can a Criminal Conviction Harm My Immigration Status?
    Can a Criminal Conviction Harm My Immigration Status?

    When someone chooses to plead guilty in a criminal case, the plea must be “knowing, intelligent, and voluntary.” This means they must understand the rights they are giving up in order to plead guilty, ...

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  • California’s Hate Crime Laws Are Leading to Harsher Sentencing
    California’s Hate Crime Laws Are Leading to Harsher Sentencing

    Politics and other current, newsworthy events have led to an increase in attention to possible affronts made because of one’s affiliation with a minority group. The data shows that, despite the ...

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  • A Bit of Good News
    A Bit of Good News

    So often I use this space to write about problems I see in the criminal justice system and the world at large that it can get to feel like maybe I am being a bit of a downer. So when I saw this bit of ...

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  • Who Will Watch the Watchers
    Who Will Watch the Watchers

    As our country and its experiment in democracy continue to grow and evolve, one of the most confounding questions we continue to wrestle with is how to properly regulate and police institutions that ...

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