Thursday, February 11, 2010

Some thoughts...

Scott Roeder was convicted of murdering Dr. George Tiller, an abortion provider in Kansas, on January 29th. His lawyers attempted to have him prosecuted for voluntary manslaughter rather than first degree murder by claiming that he held an "unreasonable but honest belief" that deadly force was justified. He was the only defense witness. The jury took 37 minutes to find him guilty.

Here's what I think, from a legal standpoint (though I am no expert on criminal defense): that defense almost never works. I don't know what the lawyers were thinking. He might as well plead insanity because that would have at least been more believable.

Does anyone think that he can make a 6th Amendment challenge for ineffective assistance of counsel? It might be worth a shot.

On a side note: this man should rot in prison.

Sunday, December 6, 2009


This picture was selected as a "Look of the Week" on FabSugar. Yay. Thank you, I'm so flattered :-)

Saturday, September 26, 2009

A Formula for Disaster/Fun

Swanky venue (Cipriani's Wall St.)
Fantastic outfit
Law students

Start off with one hot vintage Dolce & Gabbana dress, add 5-inch red shoes, throw in liberal amounts of alcohol, shake and see what happens.

What you get is actually the law school semi-formal where anything and everything is possible and people do things they'd rather forget about the next day. Myself included. After about 10 glasses of champagne, 2 vodka tonics, and 2 beers it's no surprise that I managed to twist my ankle (it is now swollen) AND get kicked out of a cab in Brooklyn (still have no idea how we ended up there) AND do a few other things that are too scandalous to write about (well, not really but I'd rather not write about it). Yup, it was a good night ;-)

What will next year bring?

Thursday, September 17, 2009


I want a grande non-fat latte. Extra hot. Starbucks, bien sur.

Also, I'll be heading up to Boston for the weekend. It's sure to be a shitshow.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Daily Top 5

1. 3-day school weeks!
2. "Everybody Knows"- John Legend
3. Fall weather
4. Free pizza/candy
5. Hilarious attempts to patent things like sandwiches

Monday, September 14, 2009

Daily Top 5

1. Dinner of hummus, pita, tomatoes and feta cheese
2. Not falling asleep in class
3. Austrian chocolate candies
4. Being right

and one thing I dislike today...
Paying 75 dollars for the semi-formal ticket.

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Daily Top 5

1. Mojitos
2. New DKNY red shoes
3. Eating really well when my mom is in town
4. Shopping with mom
5. Hotel beds