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Criminal Defense Lawyers McDonald & Rogers, LLC Named to List of 'Best Law ...
Criminal Defense Lawyers McDonald & Rogers, LLC Named to List of 'Best Law ...

Calls to Reduce Age of Criminal Responsibility in Peru
Lawyer and Criminal Defense Specialist, Luis Lamas Puccio is one of the voices that has come out publicly today November 3rd to argue in support of reducing the age restriction to be able to jail those minors older than 16 years of age. Others such as ...

Witness who lied at trial to cooperate against criminal defense lawyer
The former wife of a drug defendant pleaded guilty Wednesday to lying under oath at a federal trial in Chicago in 2009 and agreed to testify against a criminal defense attorney who is charged with coaching her to perjure herself. Marina Collazo ...

Carl David Ceder Is Recognized as One of the Premier Criminal Defense ...
Carl David Ceder Is Recognized as One of the Premier Criminal Defense ...

Carl David Ceder is Recognized As One of The Premier Criminal Defense ...
Carl David Ceder is Recognized As One of The Premier Criminal Defense ...

'How To Get Away With Murder," meet law Students for the Defense
WASHINGTON (WJLA) -- For decades, the public has been fascinated by the portrayal of criminal defense attorneys on television. From Perry Mason and Matlock to Annalise Keating in ABC's current “How To Get Away with Murder,” the lawyers have been ...

How the Koch brothers became criminal justice reformers
Since 2004, the Kochs have quietly made substantial six-figure donations every year to a group representing criminal defense lawyers. The money has gone to training programs for court-appointed defenders, who predominantly represent poor and minority ...

Clyde Bennett II: From the housing projects, to law school, to prison to star ...
Clyde Bennett II: From the housing projects, to law school, to prison to star ...

How the Koch brothers became criminal justice reformers
Since 2004, the Kochs have quietly made substantial six-figure donations every year to a group representing criminal defense lawyers. The money has gone to training programs for court-appointed defenders, who predominantly represent poor and minority ...

Queens Probate Lawyer Now Offers Criminal Defense Services Too
When it comes to criminal defense cases, one has to be sure to hire the best at the job because the charges can often be extremely high. When a criminal case is being handled, one has to get to the root of the matter, understand the charges and then ...

Once accused criminal defense attorney goes after drug enforcement agents
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The Grand Forks attorney accused of plotting a murder earlier this year is going after the drug task force agents who investigated his case. Advertisement. Advertisement. In January, Henry Howe, a longtime criminal defense attorney ...

Will Hollywood Tax Credits Pay for Criminal Defense?
I've previously written here about the new $1.5 billion-plus tax incentive giveaway to Hollywood, and how such tax credits don't pay for themselves. But there's another potential problem with such programs: corruption. I recently spent three days in ...

With 'The Life We Bury,' attorney brings work life to literary mystery
I was leaning toward wanting to be a literary writer, but because I do criminal defense, it seemed fitting to write a mystery. I combined the two and my effort is “The Life We Bury,” which is a literary mystery. It's a little more character-driven than ...

Valencia, Ippolito and Bowman Become the First Criminal Defense Law Firm in ...
Valencia, Ippolito and Bowman Become the First Criminal Defense Law Firm in ...

Will Hollywood Tax Credits Pay for Criminal Defense?
CONNECTING CALIFORNIA-I've previously written here about the new $1.5 billion-plus tax incentive giveaway to Hollywood, and how such tax credits don't pay for themselves. But there's another potential problem with such programs: corruption. I recently ...

Aaron Swartz was no criminal
I was a criminal defense lawyer after all, and the only reason we knew each other was because he was facing a federal criminal indictment under the CFAA (Computer Fraud and Abuse Act) for computer fraud. Those of you who knew Aaron don't need me to ...

Criminal defense lawyer declares bankruptcy
The Dayton-based firm specializes in criminal defense and has been in practice since 1994. Chapter 7 bankruptcy means the firm is liquidating its assets and distributing those to its creditors, to whom it owes $780,000. It's biggest creditor is Key ...

Seven Grand Rapids Criminal Attorneys Deemed Among the Best Criminal ...
Seven Grand Rapids Criminal Attorneys Deemed Among the Best Criminal ...

Seven Grand Rapids Criminal Attorneys Deemed Among the Best Criminal ...
Seven Grand Rapids Criminal Attorneys Deemed Among the Best Criminal ...

Anxiety growing in Ferguson as nation awaits grand jury decision
“People feel like it's been engineered, so that the results wouldn't come out until after the election and until the weather got cold, and it would be more difficult to protest,” said Susan McGraugh, supervisor of the Criminal Defense Clinic at the ...

Why Bitcoin Needs an Aggressive Legal Defense
I am hopeful that with criminal defense and trial attorney Brian Klein more closely associated with the Bitcoin Foundation, other defense attorneys will be encouraged to engage with the bitcoin community, domestically and internationally. Taking a ...

Criminal defense attorney who laundered $100K to be sentenced
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A criminal defense attorney who laundered $100,000 of a client's drug proceeds and tampered with a potential witness in the case was scheduled to be sentenced at the federal courthouse in downtown San Diego Monday. James Warner ...

Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Hope Lefeber Discusses Recent Third Circuit ...
Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Hope Lefeber Discusses Recent Third Circuit ...

Grand jury call not the end for police officer
"They did not find probable cause to believe a crime was committed and Darren Wilson committed it," said Susan McGraugh, a criminal defense lawyer and a professor at the St. Louis University School of Law. "They don't have to explain their reasoning ...

Measuring evil: Noted psychiatrist seeks tool to quantify wickedness
“We have received requests to use the Depravity Standard in actual cases by criminal defense attorneys and by prosecutors,” Welner said. “Each of these requests was motivated by, respectively, a defense attorney who recognized that his crime was being ...

Is the Tide Beginning to Turn on StingRays?
The ACLU has been working hard to expose the government's use of this device, and to educate the public and criminal defense attorneys about the many privacy concerns they pose. Earlier this year, we published a guide for criminal defense attorneys ...

Norm Pattis: Criminal justice system an unregulated market of human souls
I sometimes wonder whether the truth really matters at all, especially in criminal courtrooms, where we play at the solemn work of justice while wearing blinders. Consider, for the moment, the case of State v. Dr. Lishan Wang, now percolating in the ...

Ferguson, Racism and Pro-Law Enforcement Bias
That's a classic criminal defense attorney's tactic (turning the table on the victim of a crime and making the perpetrator of the crime the victim of a crime). It is not, however, an honest prosecutor's grand jury strategy whose mission as a prosecutor ...

Black Friday's liability risk for stores
Editor's note: Danny Cevallos is a CNN legal analyst, criminal defense attorney and partner at Cevallos & Wong, practicing in Pennsylvania and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Follow him on Twitter: @CevallosLaw. The opinions expressed in this commentary are ...

Kathleen Kane hires out-of-state defense lawyers in grand jury case
The New Yorker magazine has called Shargel "one of the most brilliant criminal defense attorneys in America." And The Washington Post has labeled Davis "the skipper for big names in dire straits." Shargel has defended murder suspects, mobsters, ...

3 High-Profile Cases of Black Men Killed by Police, Still No Arrests—Why?
As we wait to see what happens in these cases, the odds remain stacked against the families seeking justice, and so, despite the obstacles, we wait for the slow wheels of justice hopefully to turn and prevail. Eric Guster is a civil rights and criminal ...

Forsyth County defense attorney Chuck Alexander dies at 68
MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Charles J. “Chuck” Alexander II, a prominent criminal-defense attorney in Forsyth and Iredell counties, died Wednesday of natural causes at his home in Mooresville, his relatives said, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. He was ...

New Criminal Attorney Directory Released at CriminalAttorneyDir.com
New Criminal Attorney Directory Released at CriminalAttorneyDir.com. A new directory listing of criminal attorneys has recently been launched at CriminalAttorneyDir.com. The criminal attorney directory is a listing of top criminal defense lawyers ...

Defending the guilty? Well, sometimes they're not
One day, perhaps through no fault of your own, you will want to consult with a criminal defense lawyer. Maybe you are a victim of a crime and worried about how you will be treated in court. Maybe, you did something but are incorrectly charged. Maybe ...

CFMC holds grant information sessions for nonprofits
The Worthington Law Centre has been ranked Tier 1 in Criminal Defense: White-Collar Criminal Defense and Tier 2 in Criminal Defense: Non White Collar Criminal Defense in the San Jose Metropolitan area rankings of the U.S. News Media Group and Best ...




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