One of the things that differentiates criminal defense lawyers from others is our ability to see people where others see only monsters. It is an ability I wish more people had.
Every person — even every person who has ever committed a crime — started life as an innocent baby, came to life full of potential similar to that of other babies for a bright and happy future. Not all of us, though, have had similar opportunities to bring that potential into actuality.
And I have heard it said somewhere that all of us are “sinners.”
All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.
Or so it has been said. [Read more...]