Monday morning jumpstart


Another Monday, another edition of the Jumpstart!

  • Anne Reed has posted the third installment in her series on “A trial lawyer’s guide to social networking sites”. [Here are one and two.]
  • Mark Bennett is conducting a clinic on how to cross examine an expert.
  • Scott Greenfield is expressing his desire to become a law school dean by exploring how best to fix law schools.
  • Norm Pattis has a new blog.
  • CDW’s weekly roundup is available.
  • Woman in Black won!
  • Maggie at Of Counsel has done a wonderful job summarizing Georgia’s indigent defense problems in the Nichols capital case in this post.
  • Gov. Rell has added staff to speed up the release of non-violent offenders.
  • Stephen Gustitis points to a new study that explores another reason for false confessions: trust in the system.
  • CTLP points out that a FOIA request revealed no legal research by counsel for Gov. Rell before her request in the Pollitt case.
  • Ken at KrimLaw wonders why “aiding and abetting” is now known as “principal in the second degree”. Just like prosecutorial misconduct impropriety.

Have a good day!

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