• Gender & Politics Sway Federal Court Judgements?

    SENTENCING TRENDS IN FEDERAL COURT It’s long been suspected that the politics and gender of the federal sentencing judge had a profound impact on the sentence imposed in a criminal case. Now, there is statistical data to support that supposition. In a provocative study that’s just been finished where data was mined from more than […]

  • Do Police Lie Under Oath in Court? Say It Ain’t So!

    COPS LIE UNDER OATH, REALLY! When I was starting out in this business almost 30 years ago, a very wise man told me that the first thing you’ll learn as a lawyer is cops lie and the second is that judges believe them. To highlight this phenomenon, Michelle Alexander, Associate Professor of Law at Moritz […]