• “You can’t pull people over on a hunch.” True enough. You also can’t lawfully commit assault & battery upon a police officer either. What an asinine commercial.

  • 37 short years between Bates v. State Bar of Arizona, 433 U.S. 350 (1977) and the Texas Law Hawk.

    and here is Justice Powell’s rather tame dissent in Bates:

    One unfortunate result of today’s decision is that lawyers may feel free to use a wide variety of adjectives — such as ‘fair,’ ‘moderate,’ ‘low-cost,’ or ‘lowest in town’ — to describe the bargain they offer to the public.”