"But, we do not count continuances granted by
the district court where it made no specific findings
supporting a general mantra[s] of 'complexity'." (US
v. Aviles, 170 F.3d 863, 869 (9th Cir.1998)). Thus, there is a clear distinction between a
'complex' case as defined by the law."
"This is a computer case where counsel for Killercop is like a child learning the scales and Killercop is playing Beethoven piano sonatas. It's like if he spoke -- if it was in Chinese and he spoke Chinese and I didn't." ~William Harris, FPD. (Assigned by Judge Matz to handle this "complex computer case brought by Debra Wong Yang.")
"I think you could have somebody who has never seen a computer but is a fine lawyer and a dedicated and hard working one do a perfectly competent, maybe absolutely bank-up job for this defendant. That's my view." ~Judge Howard Matz, in reply to William Harris above.
Contemptible police tactics - Cops raid the home of a licensed medical marijuana provider in Washington, handcuff the fourteen year old son and put a gun to his head, and search the nineteen year old daughter and take the contents of her mickey-mouse wallet.
How To Survive Traffic Stops in America, Submit, Instantly! - What the cops want is immediate obedience and submission. Many cops are ex-military and view the civilian motorists of America about like they viewed the hapless peasants of Iraq and Afghanistan, that is, with contempt, not as fellow citizens deserving of civility and respect. It is a possibly lethal mistake to do anything other than submit, instantly and obey! Or be ready to shoot first. But aim high.