Here's a question for you: How do you prove that you were ill? In the absence of proof, how do you prove that two years after the fact?
That's what attorney Michael Finn is wondering.
Michael Finn represented Kenneth Clark in the appeal of his criminal conviction for possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine. Oral arguments were scheduled for April 14, 2011, and on that date, Finn didn't show up to oral arguments.
In a letter to counsel for the Administrator of the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission ("ARDC"), the ABA Journal reports that Finn explained his failure to show up: