RARA-AVIS: Re: RARA-AVIS Digest V5 #143

From: Marianne Macdonald ( marianne.macdonald@lineone.net)
Date: 02 May 2003

I hadn't heard that. I've had a Vachss sitting on the shelf for a while; I think I'll get down to it.

Marianne (card-carrying Lefty)

On Friday, May 2, 2003, at 03:00 AM, RARA-AVIS Digest wrote:

> Actually it's the writing that finances Vachss' "day job." He's said in
> numerous interviews that the money he earns from his books is what
> enables
> him to continue his representation of abused and neglected children in
> court proceedings. I know here in NY state there's an outcry over the
> pittance that court appointed lawyers are paid, and I think Law
> Guardians
> for children are paid even less. Before he started making money off the
> books he practiced criminal defense part-time to fund his law practice.

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