Dayvid Figler

Dayvid Figler is a private attorney specializing in capital defense and a freelance writer. Six years worth of radio commentaries from his award-winning series "Ain't Necessarily So" are archived at knpr.org and have appeared on NPR's All Things Considered. His thinly-veiled autobiography fiction appears in the anthologies: The Perpetual Engine of Hope (Stephens Press), In the Shadow of the Strip (University of Nevada Press) and Literary Nevada (University of Nevada Press); as well as Grope (Future Tense Press) and Merry Xmas, Jewboy (Kapow! Press). He was raised and continues to mature in Las Vegas.

Dayvid Figler’s Dispatches

  1. Gagging Weinstein

    A report by Dayvid Figler, 11:39 p.m. August, 8 2013

    The Owners Of Deep Throat Won't Go Down Without A Fight

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  2. The Low Sparks Of High-Heeled Victims

    A report by Dayvid Figler, 5:43 p.m. August, 3 2013

    An FBI press release boasts of 150 child sex trafficking arrests. Shame it's bullshit.

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  3. Because Life In Prison, Plus 500 Years, Isn't Enough

    A report by Dayvid Figler, 3:23 p.m. August, 1 2013

    It may go down as the worst plea bargain of all time by a defense attorney. Kidnapper and polyrapist Ariel Castro has entered guilty pleas to 937 out of 977 ...

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  4. Race In America: Paula Deen Will Have Her Revenge

    A report by Dayvid Figler, 7:16 p.m. June, 27 2013

    Actually the Supreme Court's decision on Voting Rights was perfectly reasonable.

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  5. The PATRIOT Act Isn't Just For Terrorists.

    A report by Dayvid Figler, 8:36 a.m. June, 13 2013

    Turns out it can be used to bring down stripper pimps and corrupt politicians. No one was more surprised than me, or my clients.

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  6. As Your Attorney, I Advise You That Miranda Is Bullshit

    A report by Dayvid Figler, 8:15 a.m. April, 24 2013

    "You mean I don’t have to talk to you? Well then, I’m going home!"

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  7. Brother Bear Art Thou

    A report by Dayvid Figler, 11:03 a.m. March, 26 2013

    A dead boy inside a stuffed bear gets his day in court.

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  8. Dayvid Figler, Poll Observer: Part Two

    A report by Dayvid Figler, 12:12 a.m. November, 7 2012

    I presume there is much to learn from Poll Observing. Looming and lurking all day over a single election site. Watching with great concentration, I presume I’m ready to form ...

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  9. Dayvid Figler, Poll Observer

    A report by Dayvid Figler, 8:44 p.m. November, 6 2012

    It’s a bit of a lurker’s job and I feel comfortable with lurking. Especially don’t mind lurking for a cause. When an attorney friend of mine told me that attorney ...

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