Episode 12

Judge Kevin Newsom

In this bonus episode, Judge Kevin Newsom joins David Oscar Markus for an open and wide-ranging discussion about being a judge on the 11th Circuit, legal writing, and even a recent health scare.  

This bonus episode of For the Defense with the affable Judge Kevin Newsom and David Oscar Markus (they were law school classmates) continues to explore what it's like to be a federal judge and what makes these judges tick. As you'll hear, Judge Newsom is super smart, approachable, and down to earth. We will also discuss why he concurs with his own opinions, what he believes the role of judging is, how he got his start, and lots more. 

About the Podcast

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For the Defense with David Oscar Markus
Federal criminal defense attorney David Oscar Markus interviews famed trial lawyers about their most fascinating cases.

About your hosts

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Alfred Spellman

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David Markus

A criminal trial and appellate lawyer at Markus/Moss.