Trump and the Death of Democracy

I have focused on the sexism, racism, homophobia, and xenophobia that is deeply and expressly embedded in Trump’s rhetoric, and the bias he tuned into, in many supporters, to become elected. This morning I have read the wise words of Michael Lerner, a rabbi, who I’ll paraphrase this way: The Trump supporters really are disgusted, […]

Immigration Law: How does one attorney convince another attorney to say, “No, I never advised my client of the deportation consequences of his plea agreement?”

Introduction Is it possible to enlist the support of a criminal defense attorney ostensibly against her own interests, convincing her to sign an affidavit which states that she did not tell her former client of the deportation consequences of the plea agreement the client signed? The attorney’s first words, should you ever reach her, may […]