A possibly innocent man confronting a lengthy prison term. A mother who lost custody of her daughter. A criminal defendant who steadfastly refused to assert her most powerful defense.

These are the cases that have stayed with D.C. Superior Court Judges Russell Canan, Gregory Mize, and Frederick Weisberg and that motivated them to compile the book Tough Cases, featuring essays by judges across the nation about their most difficult decisions.

In this Legal Speak episode, Law.com San Francisco bureau chief Ross Todd speaks with Canan, Mize and Weisberg about their own tough cases and what they’d like readers to understand about their work. 

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