The Criminal Lawyer

The Criminal Lawyer

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Analytical and philosophical posts cover criminal justice writ large: misconceptions about the rate of violent crime, how to fix the jury system, “overcriminalization” and the high rate of incarceration in the U.S.

Author: Nathaniel Burney is a solo practitioner in New York City. He also has a tumblr called The Illustrated Guide to Law and is the author of the book The Illustrated Guide to Criminal Law.

Related Categories: States | Criminal Justice | White Collar Crime | Prosecutors | New York | Solo / Small Firm | Sentencing/Post Conviction

Recent Posts from The Criminal Lawyer

On Jury Nullification
Posted: Oct 28, 2016, 11:45 am CDT
Why Prison?
Posted: Apr 14, 2016, 1:17 pm CDT
Drunken Double Standard?
Posted: Mar 17, 2016, 8:25 am CDT
Extending the Right to Counsel?
Posted: Mar 3, 2016, 8:01 am CST
A Tiny Bit More on Qualified Immunity
Posted: Feb 11, 2016, 7:52 pm CST
A Prosecutor Defends Eyewitness Identification
Posted: Nov 11, 2015, 7:50 pm CST
Standing to Sue the NSA?
Posted: Nov 2, 2015, 11:04 am CST
Crime and Punishment
Posted: Oct 12, 2015, 11:17 am CDT
Q&A Roundup Part 6
Posted: Sep 18, 2015, 2:48 pm CDT
Q&A Roundup Part 5
Posted: Sep 18, 2015, 2:37 pm CDT