I love discomfort. I mean, my…

I love discomfort. I mean, my whole life is discomfort. One reason I can never retire is that the idea of just sitting on the beach totally comfortable is not a desideratum in my life. I like ambiguity, I like conflict, I like uncertainly.

In representing criminal defendants – especially…

In representing criminal defendants – especially guilty ones – it is often necessary to take the offensive against the government: to put the government on trial for its misconduct. In law, as in sports, the best defense is often a good offense. The courtroom oath – to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth – is applicable only to witnesses… because the American justice system is built on a foundation of not telling the whole entire truth.