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Miami Criminal Defense Attorney Offers Free Criminal Defense
Piotrowski is a member of the National and Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers as well as an affiliation with the Dade County Bar Association, Miami Beach Bar Association, American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, and the National ...

Some defense lawyers watching case predict acquittal for ex-Pat
“They only have circumstantial evidence, and he's got some of the best defense attorneys in the country,” said Geoffrey Nathan, a Boston criminal defense lawyer. “It's going to be a struggle to convict this guy.” Nathan said there were a number of ...

Some defense lawyers watching case predict acquittal for Aaron Hernandez
“They only have circumstantial evidence, and he's got some of the best defense attorneys in the country,” said Geoffrey Nathan, a Boston criminal defense lawyer. “It's going to be a struggle to convict this guy.” Nathan said there were a number of ...

Cobb Criminal Defense Law Firm Names April False Sex Offense Awareness ...
Cobb Criminal Defense Law Firm Names April False Sex Offense Awareness ...

Houston Criminal Defense Attorney Greg Tsioros Selected by the National ...
Houston Criminal Defense Attorney Greg Tsioros Selected by the National ...

Today's Tech: How A Criminal Defense Lawyer Uses Trial Presentation ...
Today's Tech: How A Criminal Defense Lawyer Uses Trial Presentation ...

Respected Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer Meital Manzuri Will Host a ...
Respected Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer Meital Manzuri Will Host a ...

Walter Scott's passenger meets with police as family plans burial
That may be why he ran, an attorney for the family said. Criminal defense attorney Paul Callan said he believes Slager's defense will play up the reported scuffle in arguing that this is not a murder case. Police report: Passenger with Walter Scott was ...

A Divorce Lawyer Tips Her Hat to Criminal Lawyers
Instead of that working at that internship, that summer I had the pleasure of interning at a criminal defense firm in Los Angeles. I joined the lawyers at frequent meetings to discuss the cases. Before that summer, when I read newspaper articles about ...

Herbalife C-Suite shopping for criminal lawyers: Ackman
Senior management of nutritional drink company Herbalife have “hired or are looking to hire their own criminal defense counsel,” hedge fund billionaire Bill Ackman declared at a conference in New York on Monday. But Herbalife spokesman Michael ...

Sen. Menendez's Indictment Insurance Policy — Why Is It Legal?
He has the deep pockets necessary to hire the best criminal defense team in the business. Or, I should say, his campaign war chest has the resources to pay those high priced attorneys. Over the course of his extended political career, he has raised ...

Defense Attorneys Cry Foul on Supervisors' Demand That Judge Resign
Local criminal defense attorneys publicly confronted Orange County supervisors this week, accusing them of attempting to hijack the judicial process by calling for the resignation of a judge who reduced the sentence of a 19-year-old man convicted of ...

Local defense attorney explains sexting laws
Richard Hartley, who is a criminal defense attorney and former prosecutor, explained the law: "The law itself doesn't distinguish between the age of the sender or the age of the recipient so one minor sending an image to another minor would be under ...

FBI admits flaws in hair analysis over decades
Of 28 examiners with the FBI Laboratory's microscopic hair comparison unit, 26 overstated forensic matches in ways that favored prosecutors in more than 95 percent of the 268 trials reviewed so far, according to the National Association of Criminal ...

FBI admits to overstating hair matches
Of 28 examiners with the FBI Laboratory's microscopic hair comparison unit, 26 overstated forensic matches in ways that favored prosecutors in more than 95 percent of the 268 trials reviewed so far, according to the National Association of Criminal ...

In Immigrant-Rich Queens, Vienna Convention Is Part of Criminal Court Routine
Tim Rountree, the attorney in charge of the Legal Aid Society's criminal defense practice in Queens, said serving the notice to every defendant is “overkill” and that his lawyers do not explain the notice to their clients unless the alleged crime or ...

Board Certified Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney Paul A. Meissner of ...
Board Certified Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney Paul A. Meissner of ...

FBI, Justice pledge review after flawed hair analysis
The steps, outlined in a joint statement with the Innocence Project and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, follow revelations of flawed testimony by specialized FBI examiners in cases. The FBI and the Justice Department have been ...

FBI Admits Forensic Lab 'Errors' Against Criminal Suspects
The Washington Post wrote Sunday that questionable FBI forensics were used in more than 95 percent of 268 trials reviewed, citing data compiled by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and the Innocence Project, which seeks to ...

Jeffrey R. Gilbert Noted for Excellence in Criminal Defense
Based in Texas, the law firm of Jeffrey R. Gilbert, P.C. specializes in areas, such as family law and criminal defense. The firm also practices in civil litigation, and wills and probate. Mr. Gilbert has 25 years of experience in the legal field. On a ...

If an Offender Cannot Afford an Attorney, the Court May Appoint One States ...
If an Offender Cannot Afford an Attorney, the Court May Appoint One States ...

Federal Criminal Defense Attorney, Hope Lefeber, Discusses Proposed ...
Federal Criminal Defense Attorney, Hope Lefeber, Discusses Proposed ...

Houston defense lawyers appointed to Paxton case in DA's stead
AUSTIN – A pair of Houston criminal defense lawyers will take over any criminal case against Attorney General Ken Paxton over his admitted securities law violations, after the local district attorney recused himself from the case. Collin County ...

The FBI Faked an Entire Field of Forensic Science
The shameful, horrifying errors were uncovered in a massive, three-year review by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Innocence Project. Following revelations published in recent years, the two groups are helping the government ...

Racist text messages lead to dismissal of criminal cases
Racist text messages by an arresting officer would fall into that category, according to Sacramento criminal defense attorney Mark Reichel. "In a case like that, an officer is going to testify and his word is what the jury is supposed to convict ...

Why Hillary Clinton and Other Feminist Lawyers Defend Alleged Rapists
Democratic presidential hopeful and former U.S. Sectetary of State Hillary Clinton. No laughing matter: Hillary Clinton had a duty to defend an alleged rapist in her early career. Above, Clinton speaks at a roundtable discussion on April 20, 2015, in ...

Is Jhessye Shockley murder case impossible to prove without a body?
"Generally, when there's no body in a homicide case, it's difficult for the prosecutor to prosecute the case," said criminal defense attorney Russ Richelsoph with Davis Miles. Richelsoph points out that proving a murder without a victim is difficult ...

Veteran defense lawyers see possible criminal inquiry for Clintons
With a sitting Democratic senator recently indicted on federal bribery and corruption charges, top criminal defense lawyers in the nation's capital say Democratic presidential front runner Hillary Clinton could conceivably face similar scrutiny, amid ...

Veteran defense lawyers see possible criminal inquiry for Clintons
With a sitting Democratic senator recently indicted on federal bribery and corruption charges, top criminal defense lawyers in the nation's capital say Democratic presidential front runner Hillary Clinton could conceivably face similar scrutiny, amid ...

HILLARY UNDER SCRUTINY Defense lawyers see possible criminal inquiry
With a sitting Democratic senator recently indicted on federal bribery and corruption charges, top criminal defense lawyers in the nation's capital say Democratic presidential front runner Hillary Clinton could conceivably face similar scrutiny, amid ...

HILLARY UNDER FIRE Defense lawyers see possible criminal inquiry
With a sitting Democratic senator recently indicted on federal bribery and corruption charges, top criminal defense lawyers in the nation's capital say Democratic presidential front runner Hillary Clinton could conceivably face similar scrutiny, amid ...

Poll shows few favor death for Tsarnaev
David Hoose, a criminal defense attorney with the Northampton firm Sasson Turnbull Ryan & Hoose who has experience in federal death penalty cases, said the opposition to death for Tsarnaev could be rooted in more traditional concerns: Tsarnaev's youth, ...

Junk Science at the FBI
The Justice Department is working with the Innocence Project and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers to notify the defendants in those cases that they may have grounds for an appeal. It cannot, however, address the thousands of ...

Long-awaited Colorado cinema massacre trial to get under way
Holmes' public defenders will focus throughout the trial on the defendant's mental state, said longtime Colorado criminal defense lawyer Mark Johnson. “The defense theme from the get-go will be that as a civilized society, we don't put mentally ill ...

How Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Defense Lawyers Will Make Their Case For His Life
Beginning on Monday, Judy Clarke — a longtime criminal defense attorney who has represented “Unabomber”Ted Kaczynski and Susan Smith — and her defense team will attempt to humanize Tsarnaev, an ethnic Chechen-turned-American citizen who ...

Business Movers: Shannon Ingram, Jim Piro, Lisa Rogers, Casey Ryan, Robert ...
Business Movers: Shannon Ingram, Jim Piro, Lisa Rogers, Casey Ryan, Robert ...

Colorado cinema massacre trial gets under way
Holmes' public defenders will focus throughout the trial on his mental state, said longtime Colorado criminal defense lawyer Mark Johnson. “The defense theme from the get-go will be that as a civilized society, we don't put mentally ill people to death ...

Tsarnaev depicted as 'a lost teenager'
Defense attorneys face an uphill challenge, according to Chris Dearborn, a criminal defense attorney and professor at Suffolk University Law School. “He's now been convicted,” Dearborn said. “The only thing you can do to save his life from a defense ...

Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Hope Lefeber Discusses Recent Supreme ...
Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Hope Lefeber Discusses Recent Supreme ...

Food Fight on the Jury May Derail Code Trial
“Under New York State law, if the defense does not consent, the judge would need to have a very good reason to substitute in an alternate,” said Benjamin Brafman, a prominent criminal defense lawyer who is not involved in this case. Justice Conviser ...

Alumnus and noted defense attorney to speak at Alfred University commencement
A 1971 alumnus of Alfred University (AU) who is among the nation's top-rated criminal defense attorneys will deliver this year's commencement address at ceremonies scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 16, in the Galanis Family Arena at the ...

Sheriff's attorney comes from one of nation's top criminal-defense firms
Dundon, a graduate of William & Mary who received his law degree from the university's Marshall-Wythe School of Law, is one of the firm's most experienced criminal defense attorneys, focusing most of his efforts on white-collar criminal defense, his ...

Williams' DUI case raises eyebrows
President of the Tallahassee Chapter of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Aaron Wayt said that he and many other defense attorneys in Tallahassee were surprised how quickly the decision to drop charges was made. “Generally, it does ...

Highly Acclaimed Philadelphia Personal Injury and Criminal Defense Law Firm ...
Highly Acclaimed Philadelphia Personal Injury and Criminal Defense Law Firm ...

Chris Epps' wife hires attorney in forfeiture case
Troberman said he has authored several briefs in the United States Supreme Court on behalf of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He also is a frequent lecturer to attorney groups on forfeiture issues. Chris Epps' attorney John ...

La'el Collins wants to enter Supplemental Draft
Baton Rouge Police have identified no suspects in the murder of Mills, who was found bleeding from her torso after 10:30 p.m. Friday. Prominent Baton Rouge criminal defense attorney Jim Boren, who is representing Collins, has information that says ...

Lawyers plan grievance against Grand Rapids city attorney over new police ...
Lawyers plan grievance against Grand Rapids city attorney over new police ...

Proposal for public defender in Fort Bend faces uphill battle
A proposal to create a public defender's office in Fort Bend County received a major blow Wednesday when judges unanimously voted at a meeting against the idea after hearing details on the potential costs and criticisms from the county's criminal ...




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