After being told to leave because I look as bad as I feel.

After being told to leave because I look as bad as I feel.

When the jury took approximately 20 minutes to deliberate in the penalty phase.

When the jury took approximately 20 minutes to deliberate in the penalty phase.

When a friend of the defendant was making loud comments and scoffing noises during testimony.

When a friend of the defendant was making loud comments and scoffing noises during testimony.

When my boss asks how I can be utterly unfazed by the gruesome crime scene and autopsy photos.

When my boss asks how I can be utterly unfazed by the gruesome crime scene and autopsy photos.

The Major Case Division as the number of shootings this summer creeps even higher.

The Major Case Division as the number of shootings this summer creeps even higher.

Signing another year’s worth of loans and realizing that the only thing greater than the sum total of my loans is the sum total of my depression

When a potential juror goes off on a rant when asked a question.

When a potential juror goes off on a rant when asked a question.

Giving an asshole private defense attorney discovery that basically guarantees a guilty verdict.

Giving an asshole private defense attorney discovery that basically guarantees a guilty verdict.

When it’s just the interns and the division chief and the judge makes a joke about punishing the prosecutor for contempt.

When it’s just the interns and the division chief and the judge makes a joke about punishing the prosecutor for contempt.

When asked to explain why all my pleas are nearer the max than the min.

When asked to explain why all my pleas are nearer the max than the min.