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It’s Friday – Say Yes To Everything!

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    It’s Friday, and like most trial lawyers I am sitting at my desk wondering why I am not somewhere else. Did I mention that it’s Friday? Well it is. I was just checking out Facebook and I came across a link to a blog post by Henry Rollins, the former singer for a… Continue Reading

Cd’A Triathlon and Ride Idaho

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Completely off topic and, by proclamation of Judge Daniel Steckel of the 4th Judicial District, I am on vacation. Next stop – Coeur d’Alene and the local triathlon Saturday.  Then it’s off on my bike with my bride (and 350 close friends) for a 450 mile bike ride throughout Northern Idaho and Montana.  Blogging can… Continue Reading

Ellie Matthews – We Will Miss You

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 Our friend Ellison Matthews died over the weekend and on the Idaho Criminal Defense Lawyers list serve the stories and memories regale him. I share here what I shared there – because Ellie was a wonderful man.  Years ago Ellie, Nevin, Garry Gilman and I were in a trial with a guy who favored a… Continue Reading

Back From The Bone – And Headed To Trial

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  Bone fishing is tougher than you might expect. The fish are fast and skittish – and it turns out that my miserable ability to cast a fly across a twenty foot Idaho creek does not account for anything when the body of water is the ocean. "Can you cast it 30 yards?" "Of course."… Continue Reading
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