Archive | April, 2013

The Injustice of a Rush to Judgment

MY OPINION – A CRITIQUE:  The Injustice of a Rush to Judgment. The Central Park Jogger Case On December 19, 2002 a colossal injustice occurred when then Manhattan District Attorney Morgenthau consented to the Central Park jogger five defendants’ motion to vacate their convictions.  During the trials of these five defendants, the Manhattan D.A. was […]

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Your Miranda Rights Are More Than TV Action

 Lots of us like watching television shows that involve our justice system, and we read books that are legal thrillers. Tanenbaum books fly off the shelves, real or virtual, as soon as they are released.  We like this legal stuff. So, we may think we’re pretty savvy about the law, and we probably do know […]

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Butch Karp’s Vibrant New York Neighborhood

No doubt about it, Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi’s New York City neighborhood, SoHo, reflects the relationship Robert Tanenbaum has created for them – vibrant and dicey.  It suits Butch and Marlene to a tee. Soho, which stands for South of Houston Street, is a perfect example of how neighborhoods change over time, as do […]

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