Category Archives: Torture Memo

The Day after Humiliation

It’s an odd thing. Concerned people – loved ones and family – will see your despair or panic and tell you things will look different in the morning – get some sleep. Things won’t seem so bad in the morning. … Continue reading

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There May be No Extraordinary Times Exemption

Sometimes all your lawyer friends are useless – they practice the wrong kind of law. As the Brits would say, they’re solicitors, not barristers. But it would nice to know if an effective defense for committing an egregious crime, when … Continue reading

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