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This blog will sometimes be scholarly, sometimes purely practical, and sometimes just musings by members of the firm on life in the appellate courts and on professional responsibility.

When we comment on cases, we do so with care, but you should always read the cases yourself before using them for any reason.

When one of us muses on matters, it may or may not reflect the innermost thoughts of the others. Feel free to ask.

If we talk about a case in which we represented a party, we’ll let you know it was ours.

We welcome suggestions, to a point, on relevant topics of interest and comments on the thoughts and suggestions we include on this blog.

But most of all, we hope that you learn from and enjoy these entries!

September 29, 2016

The United States Supreme Court recently reversed a death penalty conviction in Foster v. Chatman, where the prosecutor clearly exercised peremptory challenges in order to eliminate blacks from the jury. While the case is an extreme example of a Batson violation, I agr...

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