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Between the Lines

How to Read Your Local News Reading about your work in the media can be bewildering. Even “straight” news coverage (who/what/when/where/why) gets criminal news wrong, usually because of unconscious biases. Here are a few of the most common culprits: “Court Documents” . . . aren’t produced by the court: The biggest culprit in crime coverage is […]

Barry S. Edwards Law at the Minnesota and US Supreme Courts

When I’m not working on defending individual clients, I’m working to change the law. The Barry S. Edwards Law Office has recently filed Briefs at the Minnesota Supreme Court and the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL), the Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice (MSCJ), and the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD).

Help! My Husband is a Sex Addict

Are You Divorcing A Sex Addict? Lately, most divorces I see include allegations that “my husband is a sex addict.”  Yes, “most.” Sex addition is not a recognized disorder by the psychological community.  The fifth edition of the standard text reference regarding mental disorders, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM V, does […]