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  • Suspects get lawyered up after they have been mirandized. In the case of suspected terrorists processed through the US criminal court system, "lawyering up" prevents the FBI and other intelligence agencies from extracting information they might have gotten had the suspect been treated as an enemy combatant.

    December 29, 2009

  • A very sensible thing to do.

    September 3, 2008

  • Don't get me started, John. Those of us that live in Alaska knew the specific excrement would hit the fan as soon as she opened her mouth...

    September 3, 2008

  • "Palin lawyered up in relation to the trooper-gate probe in Alaska -- a move that ensures far more serious attention to the story from the major news orgs."

    Talking Points Memo, The Palin Meltdown in Slo-Mo, by Greg Sargent, September 1, 2008

    September 3, 2008