January 02, 2008

"I can't believe I've got a case before the Supreme Court and I'm not even 30 years old"

I know you've all seen this about David Barron, front-runner for 2008 Criminal Defense Lawyer of the Year:

Public Defender Builds Injection Case

I just wanted to mention that this mentor of his...

"It's an uphill battle," said Ernie Lewis, head of the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy. "We can't provide an O.J. defense."

...was one of my NCDC instructors, just like 2007's Criminal Defense Lawyer of the Year, David Terrell.