Criminal Law, Evidence, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Self-Promotion, Soering, True Crime, Uncategorized

Söring greift an! Ich erwidere!

[Dies ist eine deutsche Fassung des englischen Originals] Söring widmet mehrere Seiten seines neuen Buches meiner Wenigkeit, die er als "texanischen Blogger" bezeichnet -- aus naheliegenden Gründen. Ich denke, seine Aussagen ein "Fisking" verdienen, also hier ist es. BEGINN DER FISKING Die Passage über mich erstreckt sich über die Seiten 193 bis 196 von Soerings… Continue reading Söring greift an! Ich erwidere!

Criminal Law, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Self-Promotion, Soering, Translation, True Crime, Uncategorized

Soering Attacks! I Respond!

Söring devotes several pages of his new book to yours truly, who he identifies as a 'Texan Blogger'. I think they deserve a 'fisking', so here it is. BEGIN FISKING The main passage stretches from page 193 to 196 of Soering's book "Return to Life". I'll reprint it here (my quick and dirty literal translation)… Continue reading Soering Attacks! I Respond!

Criminal Law, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Self-Promotion, Soering, Translation, True Crime

I Have Söring’s New Book

I just finished skimming Jens Söring's new book, "Return to Life". It's an interesting read! My congratulations go out to Söring and his ghostwriter. She received a tidy sum for her efforts, and she earned it. I only have time for a few quick observations and two corrections. First, the book is 70% about Söring's… Continue reading I Have Söring’s New Book

Criminal Law, Evidence, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Self-Promotion, Soering, True Crime

Essay about Jens Söring and his Media Campaign published in the Berliner Zeitung

The Berliner Zeitung just published an essay (g) by me on how the German media is handling Jens Söring's innocence claims. They titled it: "Jens Söring Will only be Free when he Admits He's A Murderer". I didn't choose this title, which I find a tad aggressive. The piece focuses more on the role of… Continue reading Essay about Jens Söring and his Media Campaign published in the Berliner Zeitung

Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Death Penalty, Evidence, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Policy, Public Law, Self-Promotion, Social Media, True Crime

Essay about Defending Death Row Inmates published in ‘Berliner Zeitung’

A few weeks ago, an editor at the Berliner Zeitung asked if I might be interested in writing a piece about how lawyers defend death row inmates in the USA. I said 'Sure, why not?' (Beers may have been involved). The piece was just published this weekend, you can read it here. It's paywalled --… Continue reading Essay about Defending Death Row Inmates published in ‘Berliner Zeitung’