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Former lawyer, public defender, specializing in death penalty defense. Musician. Photographer. Raconteur.

Groups: Abolish the Death Penalty, Shamrock American Kossacks

Diaries published: 9 (534 days since last diary on Tue Nov 19, 2013 at 08:10 AM PST)

Comments posted: 177 (510 days since last comment on Fri Dec 13, 2013 at 06:56 AM PST)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 444

Total Comment Ratings: 510

Most Recommended Diary: Logan Admits "60 Minutes Was Wrong", 114 comments, 175 recommends

People Following Joe Hills Ghost: 13

Joe Hills Ghost's Most Recent Diaries:

Creigh Deeds, a longtime state senator who ran unsuccessfully for governor of Virginia in 2009, was hospitalized with stab wounds Tuesday in an incident in which his adult-age son died of a gunshot ...
by Joe Hills Ghost
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Nov 19, 2013 at 08:10 AM PST with 7 Recommends
The worm is rapidly turning. Huff Post just reported on Lara Logan's appearance on CBS This Morning to admit they were wrong to air Dylan Davies' (unbelievable) account of his actions during the ...
by Joe Hills Ghost
Comment Count 114 comments on Fri Nov 08, 2013 at 05:57 AM PST with 175 Recommends
Res Ipsa Locquitor , "the thing speaks for itself." I learned that in law school. Later, in criminal defense practice and as a civil rights investigator, I learned to look at source documents and ...
by Joe Hills Ghost
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Nov 05, 2013 at 07:56 AM PST with 30 Recommends
For 20 years I represented people charged with every crime conceivable, from petty theft to murder. I visited jails and prisons in TN, AZ, OK, CA, etc. You will not be surprised to know that after ...
by Joe Hills Ghost
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 09:13 AM PST with 15 Recommends
I shall preface this by stating that I am not a scientist. That will become painfully clear to any actual scientist who reads this essay. But I know a little about logic, and when a proposition is ...
by Joe Hills Ghost
Comment Count 60 comments on Thu Oct 11, 2012 at 11:17 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
Court attitudes shift to accept use of battered woman defense ...
by Joe Hills Ghost
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Sep 29, 2011 at 06:58 AM PDT with 15 Recommends

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