Blake: A Poison Tree

Blake: A Poison Tree

William Blake by Thomas Phillips (1708) I was angry with my friend; I told my wrath, my wrath did end. I was angry with my foe: I told it not, my wrath did grow. And I waterd it in fears, Night & morning with my tears: And I sunned it with smiles, And with soft

Unpredictable Judges

When I started practicing law, my boss told me “never say never” (i.e. “Judges never make bad decisions”). She said you never really know how a judge will rule. A judge’s personal views and background can sometimes shape the outcome of a case. International news underscores my boss’s point.