Homage national rendu a Samuel Paty a la Sorbonne – France pays homage to Samuel Paty at the Sorbonne

Issued on: 21/10/2020 – 05:00 France paid homage to slain professor Samuel Paty at the Sorbonne on October 21, 2020. France paid tribute on Wednesday to a history teacher beheaded last week by a man angered at his decision to share controversial caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad with his class. President Emmanuel Macron spoke at an official memorial attended by Samuel Paty’s family and some 400 guests at the Sorbonne university in Paris.  Paty’s friends…

The Ordinary Woman Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body

    As a lawyer you see it all … “the oily wheels of every fortune, the hideous wrangling of heirs over corpses not yet cold, the human heart grappling with the Penal Code” (BALZAC, Honoré de (1799-1850) : Le Notaire (1840). You also get your brain picked. A woman of my wisened age & dotage knows what it’s like living in a lawyer’s body … & gett’n her brain picked. Sometimes I want to…