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February 24, 2009



1. If Ohio State's Mr. Berman is afraid that this gives sleazy public servants a "work-around" to deny individual rights, his fear is well founded, and I share it.

2. The original argument was apparently not about how just a misdemeanor offense can carry the weight of a felony or about how using this was a violation of civil rights. The decision was about how the District Court interpreted and about the grammatical construction of the law.

3. It's an old trial lawyer trick to claim "domestic violence" in initial divorce filings to get a convenient order of protection along with possession of the house and custody of the kids.

4. Sick justice is no better than no justice.

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