October 8 Roundup

The DC Examiner quotes both Walter and me in their series on corruption in the trial bar. Damned if you do, damned if you don’t: privacy laws interfere with college mental-health treatment, which of course doesn’t keep them from being sued when the treatment doesn’t work. [LA Times; earlier in April; and May 2006] Charlie […]


  • Wow. The weird thing is that he calls what you guys do ranting. I wonder what he thinks he’s doing?

    He really sounds like a stereotype of a trial lawyer apologist–ignoring the arguments and just repeating how awful what the victim went through is until he’s blue in the face. No matter what argument you use, he’ll say “But look what happened to this poor girl!”


  • No kidding, Joe. I see that he is a criminal defense lawyer by trade.

    I’ve long suspected that it takes the same kind of personality to practice criminal defense as it does personal injury law. Now I have (anecdotal) proof.