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

Dr. Phil and the 10-Month-Old Jens Soering Interview

Yesterday the American daytime talk show "Dr. Phil" broadcast a segment about Jens Söring. Dr. Phil McGraw is a folksy psychologist with a Southern drawl who used to help Oprah Winfrey dissect the psyches of her guests on her talkshow. McGraw then spun off his own popular daytime TV talk show in which he helps… Continue reading Dr. Phil and the 10-Month-Old Jens Soering Interview

Criminal Law, Self-Promotion, Soering, Uncategorized

A Short Jens Söring FAQ About Me and My Motivations

I've been getting lots of inquiries about who I am and why I have written so extensively about the Jens Söring case. So here's a FAQ. 1. Why do you hate Jens Söring? I don't. I've never met Söring, and I doubt I ever will. He strikes me as intelligent and articulate, with many positive… Continue reading A Short Jens Söring FAQ About Me and My Motivations

Criminal Law, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Soering, Uncategorized

Ten Söring Myths, Part 2: Söring was Denied Access to a Lawyer

Welcome to Part 2 in my series of Ten Söring Myths. These are intended as a teaser for a very long article (over 15,000 words) which will shortly appear in German in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. The article discusses a 454-page report authored by retired Scotland Yard detective Terry Wright, which exhaustively analyzes claims made… Continue reading Ten Söring Myths, Part 2: Söring was Denied Access to a Lawyer

Comparative Law, Legal Education, Self-Promotion, Uncategorized

My Comparison of German and American Legal Education Published in FAZ-Einspruch

The section for legal commentary of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) just published (in German) a few of my unscientific observations on the differences between German and American legal education. Summary version in English, just for fun: America: Law schools in the USA are rich from alumni donations, land grants, and tuition fees. The facilities… Continue reading My Comparison of German and American Legal Education Published in FAZ-Einspruch