Meffert’s decision to testify today does not bode well for someone. It is unlikely that he would testify without some promise of immunity from the feds.
“For all of Brees’s great numbers, the Saints finished 8-8 in 2008, last in their division. Saints fans should hope they’ve improved the team enough so that Brees doesn’t have to throw as much as he has in the past two seasons. It may sound counterintuitive but the Saints would be better off if Brees had fewer attempts and fewer completions for fewer yards and, yes, fewer touchdown passes. That’s bad if you have Drew Brees on your fantasy team but probably means the New Orleans Saints have won more football games.” —Drew Brees and the ‘Four Verticals’ - The Fifth Down Blog - NYTimes.com Great post with some great comments.
“Imagine being able to search across the New York Times’ cache of records on Guantánamo Bay detainees, the ACLU’s unrivaled set of documents on detention policy, Jane Mayer’s source material for her coverage of the CIA in The New Yorker, and The Washington Post’s valuable contributions to all of the above. That’s the promise of DocumentCloud.” —DocumentCloud adds impressive list of investigative-journalism outfits » Nieman Journalism Lab
“We are at the embryonic stage of the ‘new’ legal profession. (Some may effectively argue it is a forced return to the roots of our profession). As more and more people seek alternatives to traditional attorney/client relationships, those lawyers and institutions who cling to the old ways will cease to be relevant…and die.” —Live Off The Value You Create…or Die | Build A Solo Practice @ SPU