Friday, May 26, 2017
Trumps' Pick for 11th -- All Corporate All the Time.
I'm starting to get annoyed with judge picks who never had to find and represent a real person in a dispute involving "real person" problems -- someone ripped them off, ran into them, sold them a defective phone, you had to help them with a worker's comp issue, car got repossessed, you know -- that kind of thing. They also never had to chase clients or figure out how to make a law firm run, just stuff that was never part of their backgrounds.
That doesn't mean -- based on what I've seen so far -- that Newsome is not eminently qualified in terms of legal and professional accomplishments.
He clearly is.
But spending your life helping Pfizer -- a firm client -- escape liability for one of it drugs isn't all that practicing law is or should be.
Happy weekend, yutzos.