Tag: books

  • Book Review: Your Witness

    Richard “Racehorse” Haynes is the only person I know who has a nickname for his nickname. He’s “Racehorse” to the world and “Race” (or just “Richard”) to the his “brothers and sisters of the bar”. I mention Richard because there are a very few lawyers — and Richard is one of them — whose tales […]

  • Survival And Criminal Defense I

    I haven’t felt much like blogging lately; you may have noticed. I’ve been practicing law and catching up on my reading. Right now I’m interested in The End Of The World As We Know It. I read James Kunstler’s (his blog) World Made By Hand — good apocalyptic fiction (the genre of Lucifer’s Hammer by […]

  • What I Learned Last Weekend

    Heat stroke (sun stroke) represents the complete breakdown of the heat control process . . . This is a true emergency. . . . The patient will be confused, very belligerent and uncooperative . . . . Spray with water or other suitable fluid and fan vigorously to lower the core temperature through evaporative cooling. […]

  • Back Again

    Even though I recognize the importance of taking time off, I haven’t been very good at taking vacations lately. Before last month, it had been years since I was out of cellphone reach for more than three or four days. Paris changed that. Since our return, I’ve been taking it easy; this vacation stuff is […]

  • Jury Argument in Criminal Cases

    Today my copy of Ray Moses’s “Jury Argument in Criminal Cases: A Trial Lawyer’s Guide (Second Edition)” arrived in the mail. (Bookmark the book’s website.) This is one of my favorite resources, but I had never gotten around to ordering a copy before now (Professor Moses doesn’t make it particularly easy to order) — I’d […]