Mitchell Zimmerman is an intellectual property lawyer who devotes much of his practice to pro bono work.
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Saturday, September 29, 2018
I'm a Lawyer. I've Been to Trial. And I Believe Christine Blasey Ford.
I’ve been an attorney for nearly 40 years. Good lawyers identify with their clients, but they also have be able to step back and say: How would my client’s claims look to an ordinary person without an ax to grind — say a juror? "When testimony conflicts, what’s more useful is considering the...
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
No, Teachers Shouldn't Have Shootouts With Students
After the massacre of kindergarteners at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, the gun lobby offered its usual blame-the-victims, good-guy-with-a-gun excuse: If only the teachers had been armed! This time, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, someone did have a gun — but the armed school...