ABSTRACT

You may wonder what a public defender is doing here; if so, you join me in that wonderment! Maybe you’ll be wondering even more after I finish my remarks! But perhaps Dr. Kahan’s suggestion about why he was invited provides a clue; namely, that if only he would offer some contentious statements, then I (thought in some circles to be a bit outspoken) might provide some enlivened, if not enlightened, response.