More than 3,675,000 pageviews from 150 countries


Friday, January 31, 2014

Criminal Justice Quote: Stephen Glass' Shattered Dream of Practicing Law

     Disgraced ex-journalist Stephen Glass' dream of becoming a California lawyer has been shattered, at least for the foreseeable future. The California Supreme Court on January 27, 2014 rejected Glass' bid to secure a state bar license, concluding that he had not overcome the stain of his tarnished and infamous past as a journalist who fabricated stories for prominent publications in the late 1990s.

     Glass has been pursuing a law license for years, arguing that he deserves a second chance in a new profession after his much-pulicized fall for concocting bogus accounts for magazines such as the New Republic and Rolling Stone. Glass' journalistic exploits led to a book and a movie, "Shattered Glass."…

Howard Mintz, "Disgraced Ex-Journalist Stephen Glass Loses Bid to be California Lawyer," San Jose Mercury News, January 17, 2014

1 comment:

  1. Criminal Justice System Quotes from BrainyQuote, an extensive collection of quotations by famous authors, celebrities, and newsmakers. http://www.prlog.org/12274726-like-to-do-california-criminal-background-check-record-detectivecom-has-new-resources-to-help.html

    ReplyDelete