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Wednesday, February 02, 2005

More Madness

Posted by Tim Tagaris

The President...

"Soon I will send to Congress a proposal to fund special training for defense counsel in capital cases, because people on trial for their lives must have competent lawyers by their side."

The Not So Way Back Machine...

The so-called "sleeping lawyer" case became an international embarrassment for Texas. It was an embarrassment that was well-deserved. Texas officials under both former Gov. George Bush and current Gov. Rick Perry argued that Burdine's sleeping lawyer did not violate his client's constitutional rights.

If you were curious, Burdine was on Death Row.

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