Guilty

The juries have returned verdicts in both the trials I was watching the other week, which means that I can actually talk a little bit about them. One trial was a child abuse/murder case; I didn’t see much of the (guilt phase) testimony or arguments, other than the defense’s expert medical doctor’s testimony. (Expert here…

Hurry Up and Wait, Lawyer Version

The title pretty much describes my second week of work. (I should probably talk to Nikki about creating an “Adventures in Las Vegas” category, because while I see the [short squat version of the] Empire State Building and the [short version of the] Chrysler Building almost every day, I’m not actually in NYC…) Last Friday,…

Welcome to Vegas

When I told people I’d be working in Las Vegas this summer, I pretty much always got the same response. A laugh, a knowing smile and nod, and something to the effect of “Well, you’ll certainly have an interesting time.” Vegas has not disappointed in that regard, although not all of the “interesting” events have…

What Happens In Vegas Stays In Vegas…

… but it may also require a return trip so you can deal with your criminal court case. Alternatively, it stays in Vegas but gets you banned from the Strip and/or means that when you return to Vegas, there’s an arrest warrant out for you, and you end up spending time not in your cool…