Legal

Justice Kavanaugh… Sure Sounds Good!

Finally, after three weeks, I now get to write about Judge Kavanaugh! President Trump has officially nominated DC Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh as Justice Kennedy’s replacement on the Supreme Court. Many of us in the Second Amendment Bar have been waiting with baited breath on a replacement for Kennedy, specifically.  While putatively a...

The Devil’s Cabbage

The Devil’s Cabbage Marijuana. The Devil’s Cabbage. Grass. The Gateway Drug. Marijuana has had a fascinating history since the end of Prohibition.  Without getting into the philosophical arguments associated with decriminalization… Many of you know my libertarian beliefs… I fundamentally believe that YOU own your body… What you do with it is totally within...

Dust Covers and Rules of Evidence

Dust Covers and Rules of Evidence Philip Brailsford (officer acquitted) Daniel Shaver (suspect) Last week we discussed Kate Steinly.  One area that got specific attention from the blog was the decision by the judge to not allow the jury to hear about Zarate’s immigration status.  This was based on a belief that the evidence...

Malum In Se & Malum Prohibitum

Malum In Se & Malum Prohibitum Back in the early part of this century, there was a brief attempt to establish national reciprocity for CCW holders.  Something akin to the current HR-38 that languishes in the House of Representatives.  Senator Diane Feinstein was dead set against this.  She articulated her views by stating that...

PERSEVERANCE

Perseverance There are few things in this world more powerful then the immutable force of an individual dedicated to a singular proposition.  Walls, battlements, even a army amassed from the depths from hell itself cannot hold back the warrior who with single minded aggression of action repeatedly asserts himself upon his goal. Except of...