This lawyer (and her beau) adopted a rescue dog. She had a tough start to her life, and spent three long days on a bus from Texas to be delivered into our loving arms.
When we discussed naming our new pup, many of my legal idols were considered. And since Ruth Bader Ginsburg was way too long, but “Ruth” didn’t provide enough legal context, we went with Scout. The intrepid young daughter of famed Atticus, the hero of Harper Lee’s “To Kill A Mockingbird.” This book lit my soul on fire so many years ago when I first read it.
The day we took Scout home, we watched the film. Gregory Peck never disappoints.
Scout has now settled into our family, and is a daily reminder of fighting the good fight, even when the odds are stacked against us. Tell me there isn’t justice burning in this dog’s eyes: