Habits. I have lots of bad ones. I used to have a blogging habit but I lost it over the winter.

Before I rush off to face the day, after remembering to do my stretches now that I’m old enough to *need* them every day, I’ll share this “Headnote of the Day” from the legal publishing empire, West:

Where defendant had argued that commission of the crime in the manner asserted by the State would have been foolish, prosecutor was properly permitted to argue that it is nowhere written that a criminal has to be smart.

Marshall v. State, 438 N.E.2d 986 (1982

Could this be the rebirth of my blogging habit?


3 thoughts on “Random

  1. Probably the “permission” was just the trial judge’s response to the defense lawyer’s objection, after the prosecutor had started to make the argument. I seriously doubt that the prosecutor played “judge, may I?” beforehand.


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