May 31, 2010 Why should reality be an obstacle on the trial battlefield?
Jon Katz in front of a boarded-up Northern Virginia courthouse.
My criminal defense mentor SunWolf asserts that reailty is no obstacle, and I agree. Certainly, incantations, palm reading and voodoo dolls are useless in trial battle. However, summoning one’s magic of relevant and transcending imagination and passion is essential on the road to trial victory, in addition to good old fashioned hard work, preparation, strategy and persuasion.