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Set For Sentencing

Jul 31, 2023

All lawyers are not created equal, and that applies to private practice and public defenders.  But clients don't necessarily understand how to separate the wheat from the chaff.  Bilal Khan understands this better than most - he's been through it all, fighting his serious federal charges for years, and engaging...

Jul 24, 2023

I believe that NOTHING IN THE LAW MAKES SENSE EXCEPT IN LIGHT OF EMPATHY.  This is especially true when it comes to sentencing.  A lawyer’s ability to understand and connect with a client is essential to their practice. 

But it’s not an easy concept to understand, it's not always easy to put into practice, and...

Jul 17, 2023

This week, helping us get Set For Sentencing is Dr. Kelly Richmond Pope.  She’s a fraud expert, a filmmaker, and an accounting professor at DePaul University in Chicago. 

Her latest book, “Fool Me Once: Scams Stories and secrets from the Trillion Dollar Fraud Industry," is burning up the charts nationally. 

Why do...

Jul 10, 2023

Mark Allenbaugh and I recently had the honor of appearing on an important new podcast about drug policy, created by the Drug Enforcement and Policy Center at the Ohio State University. 

This six-part series was released in May 2023.  In coordination with the creators of this excellent podcast, we are re-posting our...

Jul 3, 2023

Cyndy Short has been representing those accused of the worst crimes imaginable for most of her career – and she has NEVER had a client sentenced to death on her watch. 

She understands that sometimes what makes a lawyer great isn’t their legal abilities, but their human abilities.  In other words, it’s time for...