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Random thoughts of the week, May 21-27

May 27, 2012 Random thoughts of the week, May 21-27

On Sundays, I sometimes veer well beyond the law in my blog entries.

On my Twitterpage, https://twitter.com/jonkatz5, and elsewhere, I sometimes jot out news items, legal ideas, and personal ideas of interest. Every week or so  I am assembling some of those recent random thoughts.

SCOTUS rejects double-jeopardy challenge to capital murder conviction. The liberal wing minus Breyer, J., dissent. http://t.co/XkRWerTB

D.C. Ct. App. reverses assault conspiracy conviction, b/c P improperly said complainant lied for not fingering D. http://t.co/TgF1eINX

Md. Ct. App. reverses b/c trial ct. told the jury in 1976 that the ct.’s instructions on the law were merely advisory: http://t.co/CbtOATEl

D.C. Ct. App. reverses for plain error for trial court’s unnecessarily letting jury know of D’s prior convictions. http://t.co/yWx3GuJI

Mindful Lawyer Digest. First edition.  http://t.co/hBtgjX8e

Elephants traveled twelve hours to the home of their friend Lawrence Anthony — the elephant whisperer  http://t.co/myUPwqBW—  after he passed. Remarkable.  http://t.co/XuaGK8gS

Fourth Cir. – Piracy includes shooting at a ship without boarding it. Life in prison is required. End mandatory time.  http://t.co/yFzfmNUj

NM Ct. App. on standard for allowing multiple counts, or not, for downloading multiple unlawful images. Cert granted. http://t.co/mF6YrEQ9

D.C. Ct. App: Separate sentences are allowed with ˜an appreciable period of time'” between multiple criminal acts.  http://t.co/soVGj1qu

Online mindfulness resources for adults and children. http://t.co/WTX5gfMg. TY Planting Seeds page.

Tiffany Shlain’s “Connected”. http://t.co/4ppxfzpP

@tiffanyshlain: Children see magic because they look for it. Christopher Moore #quote

Jeff Scott Olson on “HOW TO ENSURE ADEQUATE ATTORNEYS’ FEES AWARDS IN CIVIL RIGHTS CASES.”  http://t.co/THEYXwLY

@JuryTalk: Researchers find more than 2,000 false convictions in past 23 years: http://t.co/HK0GINcc [voir dire: How do you think that happens?]

Leslie Ellis on “Social Media, the Jury and You.” http://t.co/pMD5BKXP

“Before I die.” http://t.co/yZhqu1NG

Ihaleakala Hew Len on coming back to zero, where all your answers are. http://t.co/wS8FWEqw

Kupuna Alex Pua`a on Ho’oponopono http://t.co/cz0Et2AC

Dr. Ihaleakala Hew Len on Self Identity Through Ho’oponopono http://t.co/HN7oeagT

@SITHhooponopono: If you run into a confrontation in your life, there are three things you can do. You can Fl you can fight, or (cont) http://t.co/bhqqAcWB

@SITHhooponopono: Light is always on. Light is never off. POI, IHHL

@SITHhooponopono: TIME has identity. if you waste your time, time will waste you. POI IHHL

SDNY overturns statutory provision(s) allowing domestic indefinite detention without charge of American citizens. http://t.co/V3WN8myi

SCOTUS: Parent’s years of continuous residence/LPR status is not imputed to his or her child. http://t.co/

SCOTUS: Parent’s years of continuous residence/LPR status is not imputed to his or her child. http://t.co/

Md. Ct. App.: Factually inconsistent criminal jury verdicts are permissible. Legally inconsistent jury verdicts are not. http://t.co/R2STcfTO

Md. Ct. App. affirms denial of handgun permit based on what the court deems a qualifying out-of-state conviction. http://t.co/K8amULf8

1930’s Nationalist Chinese training film, including taijiquan demonstration. TY to fellow taijiquan practitioner. http://t.co/UfOnQhfD

Website for finding AA meetings around DC. My DWI clients sometimes need to attend them, even when not alcoholics. http://t.co/Hf9AqCAK

My friend Trudy Morse on Never An Accident, in a video interview by me http://t.co/AeiOQmgo

Steve Miller performing The Joker (1973). I remember Wolfman Jack playing the song on his radio show. http://t.co/uphGpB9C

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