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Even scarier

Cosmic VarianceBy Sean CarrollNovember 1, 2005 2:56 AM


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Or if you really want to be scared, visit 3 Quarks Daily to read Abbas's story of being arrested at JFK airport for beating himself up several years before. It should give pause to people who think that legal representation for suspected criminals is a sign of bleeding-heart weakness. Not, apparently, that being represented by a public defender is any better than simply throwing yourself on the mercy of the court.

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