Category Archives: Todd Macfarlane


Addressing JUDICIAL BIAS and the Elephant in the Room — Legal Reality Check — by Todd Macfarlane

  What If You’re Viewed as the Red-Headed Step Child? Have you ever watched the movie Ever After starring Drew Barrymore? It depicts Barrymore in a Cinderella role, as the…


Critical Questions of Jurisdiction, Discovery, Labels, Discrimination & Choosing a Jury — Welcome to Federal Court — Legal Reality Check — by Todd Macfarlane

Oregon Standoff “Discovery” Makes Interesting Revelations The time of surprises in criminal trials is now supposed to be a thing of the past.  Unlike legal drama movies and TV series…


Anatomy of a Conspiracy — Legal Reality Check — by Todd Macfarlane

The only thing that makes a conspiracy illegal is an unlawful purpose or objective. Bearing the whole judicial transparency issue in mind, in this piece I’m going to follow-up on…