Henry Hams

  • Crime, Lawyer of the Day, Violence

    A Defense Lawyer Who’s Not Afraid of a Fight

    Yesterday’s Lawyer of the Day was a public defender who could use a little defending himself — after he allegedly choked a prosecutor. Inside a courthouse, of all places. The story is even better than we first reported. From the Chicago Sun-Times: The men went downstairs to the first floor, where [public defender Henry] Hams […]

    62 Comments / / Jun 4, 2010 at 12:39 PM
  • Crime, Lawyer of the Day, Violence

    Lawyer of the Day: Public Defender Needs Defending

    Apparently there was a choking in Chicago — and it didn’t involve the Cubs. From the Chicago Sun-Times: A Cook County prosecutor was hospitalized this morning after being choked in a hallway of the 26th and California criminal courthouse, allegedly by an assistant public defender, police said. The 50-year-old assistant state’s attorney “might be injured […]

    32 Comments / / Jun 3, 2010 at 2:55 PM