Category: the question

  • Criminal Defense and the Societal-Good Heresy [updated]

    [Updated to include David Hardaway’s name, at his request.] A defense lawyer appeals his client’s second DWI conviction, arguing that the client should be punished for a first DWI because the State did not plead or prove the first conviction (which acted to enhance the class-B misdemeanor first DWI to a class-A second) in the […]

  • “The Question” and Compassion

    Ed Chernoff, who blogs beautifully but infrequently, writes here about “The Question” and an encounter with a dove. (It seems that nobody ever asks me “The Question” anymore. I don’t know why that is; I may just be associating with more compassionate people than I used to.) Ed’s cat Willie brought Ed a dove. Ed […]