The Uphill Slide

There is always something.

06/20/2017
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Call Me For A Hung Jury

I felt sure (at least certain of something) it was coming after the jury’s first declaration of deadlock. Not acquittal but mistrial. Questions about reasonable doubt and consent meant disagreement about verdict. Finally, no swaying of diverging opinion. What can … Continue reading

01/03/2017
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The Mushroom Mines

Once upon a time I worked in an underground limestone mine as a harvester picking mushrooms. Actually, my first job there was over a summer working in the Packhouse. That was the place where mushrooms came out of the dark … Continue reading