Mimesis Law
24 May 2019
  • Sentencing Empiricism Beyond the Wonkfest

    by - Aug 9, 2016
    (Comments: 11)
    August 9, 2016 (Fault Lines) — After Iowa Senior District Judge Mark Bennett asked the question, Are Federal Judges Addicted to Incarceration?,” there was a non-zero chance that Nebraska Senior District Judge Richard Kopf would respond....
  • No Fee? No Good Publicity? And The Lawyering Sucks Too

    by - Aug 8, 2016
    (Comments: 4)
    August 8, 2016 (Fault Lines) — Returning to the HBO miniseries “The Night Of,” I began with praise for writer Richard Price’s development of characters representing police, defendants and victims. I criticized the roles of the...
  • Cross: Derwyn Bunton, Fighting For The Poor Of New Orleans

    by - Aug 3, 2016
    (Comments: 3)
    August 3, 2016 (Fault Lines) — Ed. Note: Scott Greenfield and David Meyer-Lindenberg cross Orleans Chief Public Defender, Derwyn Bunton, who has taken a stand by refusing to take on defendants his office cannot adequately represent...
  • The Great Fault Lines Barbecue War

    by - Aug 2, 2016
    (Comments: 33)
    August 2, 2016 (Fault Lines) — Ed. Note: In the course of hashing out who wants to write about what, and how we can help to use our experience to help people gain a deeper understanding...
  • Cross: Maggie McNeill, Making Law Sexy

    by - Jul 27, 2016
    (Comments: 7)
    July 27, 2016 (Fault Lines) — Ed. Note: Scott Greenfield and David Meyer-Lindenberg cross Maggie McNeill, sex worker advocate, blogger at The Honest Courtesan and unapologetic whore. Q. You’re a Louisiana girl from a Catholic family,...
  • A Master of Police Drama, But Lawyers? Not So Much

    by - Jul 26, 2016
    (Comments: 6)
    July 25, 2016 (Fault Lines) — The HBO miniseries, “The Night Of,” gets many things right. Its writer, Richard Price, is a master at describing what police do. Almost equally well, he imagines cases from the viewpoint...
  • Cross: Eric Mayer, Lawyer, Military-Grade

    by - Jul 20, 2016
    (Comments: 3)
    July 20, 2016 (Fault Lines) — Ed. Note: Scott Greenfield and David Meyer-Lindenberg cross Kansas-base military criminal defense lawyer, Eric Mayer, head of the Mayer Group and blogger at Unwashed Advocate. Q. You’re a Kansan born...
  • The Harris County Public Defender The New York Times Forgot

    by - Jul 14, 2016
    (Comments: 1)
    July 14, 2016 (Fault Lines) — On Sunday, July 10, 2016, the New York Times Magazine ran a cover story called “Proof Negative,” about the widespread use of commercially manufactured field tests for controlled substances that...
  • Cross: T. Greg Doucette, From No House To The Senate

    by - Jul 13, 2016
    (Comments: 1)
    July 13, 2016 (Fault Lines) — Ed. Note: Scott Greenfield and David Meyer-Lindenberg cross T. Greg Doucette, Durham criminal defense lawyer, twit-stormer extraordinaire and Republican candidate for the North Carolina Senate. Q. To understand how you...
  • The Message Of Arresting @DeRay In Baton Rouge

    by - Jul 10, 2016
    (Comments: 0)
    July 10, 2016 (Fault Lines) — Nick Selby is one of the cops who takes his life into his own hands by questioning the herd. Even though he may not always ask the same questions you...

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