November 2011

Bob Costas for the Prosecution, Your Honor

Two of our fundamental rights under the Constitution are the right to trial by jury and the right to free speech.   When the two meet under the bright lights, however, the result isn’t always pretty. 

Posted: 11/15/2011 2:53:47 PM by On the Merits Editor | with 0 comments

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Thanks for stopping by On the Merits, the first blog from the Texas Center for Legal Ethics. On the Merits will take a close look at significant legal stories with an eye toward addressing the legal myths and misconceptions that turn up in news stories, movies, TV programs, websites, anonymous emails and other forms of mass communications. Our goal at On the Merits is to provide readers with a thoughtful examination of what the media and others are saying about the legal profession and to apply the frequently-absent context of how the legal system actually works.

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