Daily Archives: March 28, 2008

Touche

Nice moment from the Supreme Court: The standard for competence to stand trial, formulated in a 1960 Supreme Court decision, Dusky v. United States, is fairly basic. It requires that a defendant have “sufficient present ability to consult with lawyer … Continue reading

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Heavy

Hadn’t heard much from my gambler friend Duck Diamonds since he abruptly took a leave of absence — that’s industry lingo for fducking a hostile “client/investor” — but he sent me a post card from wherever he is with the … Continue reading

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