Category Archive: Relationships

and somehow my life purpose got compromised…

These past few days (weeks? months?) I’ve noticed something different about myself, my life, my reaction to things, like my joie de vivre is or has been compromised. If we measure the “something… Continue reading

What is this thing… called AGAPE?

Yesterday, during a fairly unproductive day in the office (my job is to give advice to other lawyers. If they’re all on vaca, my work day is empty), I stumbled upon a conversation… Continue reading

I love you. Don’t call me

I look at my phone, and I notice I’ve missed calls from 5 people. Neither of them mention why they’re calling. Neither of them are sufficiently versed in technology to come find me… Continue reading

girls will be girls

*this post is inspired by the expressed thoughts of Zidonia, Linda, Genine, Dumi and Dr. Goddess* I don’t ever want to hear “boys will be boys” ever again… If I must hear this… Continue reading

Racist Brown girls do exist!

A few days ago, I lamented over the proposed legislation in Arizona SB 1070. I updated my twitter account with a quote from a buddy of mine, affirming that people of all races,… Continue reading

Excuse Me While I Produce More Convicts

There is nothing I fear more than the innocent client. There – I said it.  I hate admitting this, but it’s true.  People ask me constantly “what happens when your client is innocent?”… Continue reading

Who has your back Monserrate?

Someone needs to send NY Senator Monserrate a PR rep…

Leave the Black and Latino Boys in Jail *UPDATE*

Several weeks ago, I squabbled with the administrators at the group home where my client lived (See my previous blog post about it here). While my client sat in jail, I couldn’t get in touch… Continue reading

Joy and Unfettered Idealism (words for my brothers)

This morning I had my brother Yasser on my mind (follow his musings of bachelor living on twitter @psybach). He is five and a half years younger than me, so in my world,… Continue reading

Leave the Black & Latino Boys in Jail

Friday November 20, 2009 I worked night arraignments & of course represented several teenage boys (all black & latino) for varying petty offenses. One particular case involved three 16 yr old boys at… Continue reading