31 for 41: About the Police

Dear Donovan, I remember going with a woman to court where she asked for an emergency domestic violence protective order, the 50-B in North Carolina.  I think it was actually the first time I accompanied a woman on that new job as Court Advocate.  The judge granted the order, but the woman then was directedContinue reading “31 for 41: About the Police”

31 for 41: The System and the Servant

Dear Donovan, When you were in fourth grade, I think it was, you came home upset one day.  Your strong sense of justice had been offended.  You had labored over a practice end-of-grade test with the promise of an ice cream party for the class who scored the best on the practice exam.  You achievedContinue reading “31 for 41: The System and the Servant”