Month: October 2011

Bad Plea Bargain Advice

Some sketches from today’s Supreme Court arguments in two cases of ineffective assistance of counsel during plea bargainning. Anthony Cooper shot a fleeing woman in the legs. His lawyer advised him to reject the prosecutor’s offer of a reduced sentence

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Go Tigers!

Moving beyond courtroom into the wider arena of reportage drawing, here are a few sketches from Tuesday night’s Tigers/Rangers game at Comerica Park. 

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“Dude, Your Pants Are On Fire!”

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, aka the underwear bomber, entered the courtroom on the first day of his trial dressed in a grand boubou (I know that in english speaking Nigeria it’s simply called a gown, but I like the french better), looking

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The Ministerial Exception

Who is a minister? Cheryl Perich was a “called teacher” at Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School. She took medical leave in 2004 after being diagnosed with narcolepsy.  After being treated and cleared to return to work by her doctors

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