Tag Archives: criminal defence

When court filing really is a matter of life and death

I’ve said before that I’m not so good with dates. That’s a real problem when you are a litigator, and I found I had to be absolutely scrupulous with diarising dates for filing court documents. Still, even when one misses a date, the mistake can usually be fixed — it’s not a matter of life […]

Defending the indefensible

One of the things which often concerns people about lawyers as a species is that we will defend a person even when we do not personally agree with what that person has done. As I’ve explained in my post entitled “The Mad, the Bad and the Sad“, I went through a stage where I frequently […]