I’ve been taking a very long break from blogging for a number of reasons. One of the reasons is that I’ve been caught up in the bizarre dynamic, over the past year or so, of much more visible police executions of unarmed black men. Also, I’ve completely lost faith in our system of justice, on every level, from the almighty U.S. Supreme Court, right on down to the local criminal court and family court. It’s not a good thing when an attorney stops believing in the legal system he’s been practicing within for the past 23 years. But that is precisely what has happened. And I’m certain you will sense this in all of my future blog posts. This is not the country I was born into. It’s a place far worse.
The American system of justice is broken and no one seems to give a rat’s ass about fixing it and making it work. And it’s not only the justice system. It’s a cancer that goes directly to the core of the American spirit. Something is horribly wrong with America, from top to bottom. And, sadly, I suspect that it’s only going to get worse.
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