From the newly public Dorothea Lange Digital Archive from OMCA (the Public Defender series).
From Objection!!! by Illona Gaynor. A contemporary court of law is a literal demonstration of legal-theatre. It is often spatially laid out with strict rules and acute awareness of sightlines, with participation, and an audience situated in it’s viewing gallery, much like the broadcasting constructs of a television show. Rhetoric is a discipline that isContinue reading “TWO HUNDRED AND THIRTEEN”
From Joseph Alfred v. Walt Disney Co. This matter is before me on the Defendants’ motions to dismiss a complaint sounding in contract, filed by the Plaintiff, Mr. Alfred, pro se. That Complaint is remarkable. It is in my experience a unique example of the pleader’s art. It cites to the epic of Gilgamesh, Woody Guthrie, theContinue reading “TWO HUNDRED AND ONE”