Monthly Archives: July 2013

Ethics of Zealous Defense II

Hypothetical S.O.B. Clients and The Constitution By Ken K. Gourdin This piece was inspired by Model Rule of Professional Conduct 3.1 of the ethical rules for lawyers.  (Yes, there are such things as ethical rules for lawyers!)  Perhaps it can be … Continue reading

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The Disabled: Different Yet The Same

The Disabled—Different from Us, and Yet Very Much The Same By Ken K. Gourdin I.  Point: Although the Contributions of The Disabled Are Not Easily Quantifiable in a “Bottom-Line” Sense, Lack of Quantifiability Doesn’t Make Those Contributions Any Less Real … Continue reading

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Mormons, Educational Levels, and Commitment

Of Education, Faith, Commitment, and Disaffection in Mormonism By Ken K. Gourdin One potential reason why Mormons with more education tend, still, to retain their faith and commitment  It seems paradoxical to assert that, among Mormons, (members of the Church … Continue reading

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George Zimmerman and Double Jeopardy

George Zimmerman and State and Federal Prosecution: No Double Jeopardy, Contrary to the Opinions of Some By Ken K. Gourdin As most all fans of the United States Constitution (of whom I am one, although that doesn’t necessarily mean that … Continue reading

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Police Pursuits

Police and Pursuit: Damned if They Do, Damned if They Don’t?  By Ken K. Gourdin From the mid-to-late 1990s into the early 2000s, after several high-profile cases in which people were injured or killed during police vehicle pursuits, there was … Continue reading

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Obama and race

Obama – An Allegedly Post-Racial President’s Advice to Avoid Offending Black Men? Don’t Turn Down an Aisle a Black Man Happens to be Using at the Store, and Don’t Lock Your Car Doors if a Black Man Happens to be In … Continue reading

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Disability and Body Image

“Why Would Anyone Want to Be [More] Disabled?” Abivalent, Yet Able to Identify: My Own Conflicted Relationship With My “Able-Bodied” Side and the Strange Case of  Dr. Chloe Jennings-White’s  Distorted Body Image By Ken K. Gourdin Today’s Salt Lake Tribune … Continue reading

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