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"Allison Margolin calls herself Los Angeles’s “dopest attorney.” The 28-year-old graduate of Beverly Hills High, Columbia University and Harvard Law School has her own blog and promotional video on YouTube. Today, the Los Angeles Times helps her cause with a colorful profile of the ambitious young criminal defense lawyer.." Wall Street Journal

"LA's Dopest lawyer, again: Allison Margolin, the 28-year-old Harvard Law grad whose ads offering to represent pot smokers are a staple of the local alt weeklies..." LA Observed

"A lawyer for 3 1/2 years, Margolin has gained notoriety for unorthodox ads that proclaim her "L.A.'s dopest attorney." She even has a video publicizing her practice on the Internet site Youtube." LA Times

"Beverly Hills lawyer Allison Margolin made a three-and-a-half-minute video for YouTube about her practice and her position on issues such as marijuana laws, getting her noticed by commentators all over the Internet." ABA Journal

"L.A. dopest attorney," should send producers scrambling to option the rights to the Harvard Law by way of Beverly Hills High grad's Legally Blonde meets Half Baked life story.
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"One very ingenious young lawyer out of California did just that to give herself a competitive edge. Allison Margolin, a newly minted Harvard Law School graduate, who concentrates in criminal law, is very passionate about the decriminalization of marijuana. Her video highlights not just her criminal practice, but has testimonials of her and a client on the courthouse steps. The video allows her to showcase her mission through a medium her client base would most likely use." Connecticut Law Review

"Framed Skunk Magazine features and Us Weekly covers adorn her office walls alongside diplomas from Columbia and Harvard Law. She's been profiled in the Los Angeles Times and keeps a personal blog that covers everything from social and legal commentary to musings on Paris Hilton and Playboy. You can even watch YouTube videos of her expounding on why all drugs should be legalized." Helen Jupiter-Blogger.LA.com

"Allison Margolin, if you read articles written on her, projects nothing less than who she is, irreverent quirky, passionate and committed, well-educated, gutsy, and weaned on criminal law. And her 'brand' shows all of that." Build A Solo Practice, LLC

I've really enjoyed reading about what you've done with yourself from college, right up to now. I also think your networking/marketing prowess is what pisses off your detractors most. YouTube? A stroke of genius!!! They'll make a movie about you eventually! But you already know that right?" Cannazine - Myspace friend

"Been watching you on you tube AMAZZZZZZIIINNNGGG
The best LAWYER - this world needs such people like you to bring justice back RESPECT be blessed and wish you lots of positive energy. STAY STRONG ALLISON." Ash - Tribe.net


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September 7, 2006

BUSH BRINGS BACK MARTIAL LAW



By Allison Margolin



Today is the craziest day in news because President Bush has admitted what some of us already knew: that this nation is under martial law and it's getting worse. President Bush announced that he wants and will ask congress to agree that convictions based on coerced evidence is admissible. In the words of the article in today's LA Times, Bush's Plan Allows Coerced Evidence, A1, this system is "military style."
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3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Way true... I agree with your position. However I also think that in times of National Emergency, or imminent threats to the peace, those categories of persons classified by the Geneva Convention as "Terrorists" must necessarily be subject to some coercive tactics...not amounting to torture (which is against the Convention rules anyhow).
Paradoxically, no one brach of government should usurp the powers reserved to another, as you mentioned. The best compromise is to have cowboy Bush at 'em and have it ratified/handed over to the other two branches. But is this possible? And you're right--when does it go too far?
♥ Katerina

Nick said...

This isn't surprisng. It's horrible but it doesn't surprise me one bit

Nick said...

And all this was because people were afraid. That's why Bush got re-elected. Fear.

But now the person we should be afraid of most is President Bush, the one robbing us of our civil liberties, and not the terrorists.

People are no thinking in Orwellian Doublethink. Have you heard people say "Give up our liberties to protect our freedom"? That's double think. Freedom and liberty are the same thing.

Then again the terrorists can't hate us for our freedom if we don't have any.

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