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June 2013
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Saturday, July 20th, 2013
Features
22 | Pictures from the 26th Annual Rusty Duncan Criminal Law Course
26 | So You’re My Lawyer... - By Sarah Roland & George Roland
32 | Check That Parachute! Suggestions for Voir Dire on Reasonable Doubt - By L. T. “Butch” Bradt & Betsy Grubbs

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7 | President’s Message
So You’re My Lawyer
Saturday, July 20th, 2013

“Free World” vs. Appointed Lawyers

Public opinion of court-appointed lawyers is, to put it gently, not entirely positive. One would be hard-pressed to find nearly as many articles praising superior performances by court-appointed lawyers as to find those chronicling gross deficiencies in their performance.

Check That Parachute! Suggestions for Voir Dire on Reasonable Doubt
Saturday, July 20th, 2013

From experience, it appears that many lawyers’ approach to voir dire is almost as an afterthought. Far too many take the approach that the upcoming trial is just like the last, however many trials dealing with the same crime the lawyer has tried.

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