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Mike Sacks

Supreme Court: Death Row Inmate Should Not Die Due to Mailroom Mix-Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

An Alabama death row inmate stymied by a law firm's egregious mail room mix-up will have the opportunity to appeal his death sentence, the Supreme Cou...

Mike Sacks

Supreme Court Mulls Death Row Inmate's Mailroom Mix-up

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Justice Antonin Scalia became Alabama's best friend on Tuesday morning. During oral argument in the case of death row inmate Cory Maples...

Mike Sacks

Medicaid, Death Row And Religion Cases Slated For Supreme Court's First Week Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

With the bang of a gavel at 10 sharp this morning, the nine justices of the United States Supreme Court will return to the bench to begin oral argumen...

A Technical Death

Andrea Lyon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrea Lyon

As a defense lawyer I hear all the time about "technicalities" that let the guilty walk free. Well, not so I'd notice. Its technical rules that often allow the state to hold onto a conviction that is improper.