Yearly Archive for 2010

: 2010

Bring Back The Voting Booth

It’s been a month since Election Day and I’ve been thinking about the way we vote.  Maybe I’m nostalgic, but I miss the old “voting booths.” There will be a day, no doubt, when the memory of the

The Guy Everybody Wants To Lose

You think you have a tough job? Try being Thomas Ullman. Ullman has spent the last three years defending Steven Hayes. After unsuccessfully defending Hayes at trial, Ullman, a public defender, spent

Connecticut Courts Require Candidates to Follow The Law

I recently represented The Stamford Democratic Party in a Stamford Court trial, Caterbone vs. Bysiewicz, where the Party joined the Connecticut Secretary of State in objecting to James Caterbone’s

Fix it or Toss It? Of Freegans and Hoarders

A&E has a show called Hoarders. They are the people who have massive amounts of stuff and never throw anything out. I don’t think I’m a hoarder. I just can’t see throwing out things that have

Citizen’s Elections Are Underway in Connecticut

Dan Malloy has done something extraordinary, and something nobody else in Connecticut politics has done before him. In his quest to obtain the Democratic Party nomination to run for Governor of

Dentist Envy

I envy my dentist. I know that runs contrary to conventional thinking, but it’s true. I envy him because as a dentist, he has the capacity to do what I, as a criminal lawyer, can never do. I was a bad