How Metaphors Kill / Douard

The public tends to view sex offenders as monsters, and the law reflects that dehumanizing metaphor. At our 2016 conference in Atlanta, Mr. Douard explained how the monster metaphor points in the direction of Draconian recidivism prevention strategies, such as registration and civil…

Not Just a Misdemeanor / LaBranch

Attorney LaBranch, at our Atlanta 2016 conference, presented this intro to criminal law which explains why misdemeanor cases are important. Defendants will take a misdemeanor plea, feeling the significance not to be great, but many misdemeanor convictions can have serious consequences even if…