It’s Monday. Have you set your clocks back one hour?
- The topic du jour is snitching, so let’s start off with the Windypundit’s exploration of the snitching debate from an economics perspective.
- Speaking of economics, Grits has this absolutely terrific post on why economic theory doesn’t apply to plea bargaining.
- Corrections Sentencing follows up on Grits’ post and highlights the fundamental flaws in the criminal justice system that have brought us to where we are.
- Stephen Gustitis points to an interesting, though not groundbreaking, study that concludes that the cockier you are, the greater your credibility falls.
- Malum decries the lack of funding for indigent defense.
- Prof. Birmingham will be back in the spring, albeit one class lighter: Feminist Legal Theory.
- NACDL’s website has this terrific guide (which is from an old issue, but still very useful) which provides a blueprint for trying Eyewitness ID cases.
- Apparently, CT is facing a “growing problem” with fake lawyers. [H/T: LBW]
- CT gets a glimpse of life in Texas.
Enjoy the extra hour!