A Tale of Two Cities

May 2, 2016 Cross-Examination
New York, April 30, 2016. Renee Hill represents one of nine current or former Rikers Island prison guards charged with viciously beating an inmate. Jahmal Lightfoot, the former inmate, is...

Ghomeshi: The Letter

February 22, 2016 Criminal Defense
Once in rare while we come across a piece of advocacy which seems almost perfect. This is hard to accomplish in cross examination because your "partner" is hostile and seeks...

What Makes a Hero?

December 30, 2015 China
“Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable…. Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals."—Rev. Dr. Martin...

David Rosen

October 6, 2015 David Rosen
David Rosen died as he lived, with little fanfare. He passed on October 3, 2015, yet I didn’t know it until I read his obituary this morning.