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Criminal Defense News 03/2015



NJ City Can't Shake Cop's Suit For Criminal Defense Fees
Law360, New York (March 02, 2015, 3:19 PM ET) -- A judge has denied summary judgment to Newark, New Jersey on a former police officer's demand for nearly $1 million in legal fees from two criminal trials over alleged official misconduct, which both ...

Blount County lawmen: Defense attorneys discuss criminal justice system
In this photo from July 16, Maryville defense attorney Rob White presents his closing arguments to a Blount County jury in the homicide retrial of Jimmy Lynn Rauhuff. Rob White. Tom Sherlin | The Daily Times ...

Is Fetal Alcohol Syndrome a Valid Criminal Defense?
Defendants with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders have used their conditions to argue for more lenient sentences, but some high-profile trials raise questions about the validity of this type of defense. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Recent high-profile trials ...

Atlanta Criminal Defense Lawyer Gets Reversal of $100 Fine for Missing Court
An Atlanta criminal defense attorney has beaten a $100 fine a Henry County judge levied on him for missing a client's court date. A panel of the Georgia Court of Appeals on Friday tossed the fine issued to Jackie Patterson. The appeals court said Henry ...

Lawsuit Questions CPUC Hiring Criminal Defense Attorneys
A lawsuit filed in San Diego demands California Public Utility Commission officials explain why the government agency has hired criminal defense attorneys using taxpayer funds. The suit filed in federal court Monday alleges the CPUC has violated state ...

Atlanta Criminal Defense Lawyer Gets Reversal of $100 Fine for Missing Court
An Atlanta criminal defense attorney has beaten a $100 fine a Henry County judge levied on him for missing a client's court date. A panel of the Georgia Court of Appeals on Friday tossed the fine issued to Jackie Patterson. The appeals court said Henry ...

The Cobb Criminal Defense Law Firm announces March as Public Defender ...
The Cobb Criminal Defense Law Firm announces March as Public Defender ...

Day Pitney Partner Robert Appleton — Corporate Criminal Defense on the ...
Day Pitney Partner Robert Appleton — Corporate Criminal Defense on the ...

Criminal defense attorney hangs up suit and tie for hammer, forge
The Lincoln-based criminal defense attorney of 42 years literally tied his best tie on a flagpole outside the courthouse on March 4, the last day of his last case. "Redman. 3/4/15. 42 yrs," he wrote on the tie. "Adios." Over the years, Redman ...

Why parents of teens should have a criminal defense lawyer on speed dial
That is why Lisa Green, author of the informative new book "On Your Case: A Compassionate (and Only Slightly Bossy) Legal Guide for Every Stage of a Woman's Life," believes every parent of a teen should have a criminal defense lawyer in mind and at the ...

Two legal-defense groups show support for Sheldon Silver
Two top legal-defense groups have come to the aid of disgraced former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed a joint brief Thursday ...

Why parents of teens should have defense lawyer on speed dial
That is why Lisa Green, author of the informative new book “On Your Case: A Compassionate (and Only Slightly Bossy) Legal Guide for Every Stage of a Woman's Life,” believes every parent of a teen should have a criminal defense lawyer in mind and at the ...

Why parents of teens should have a criminal defense lawyer on speed dial
ATLANTA (CNN) — The news was stunning to hear: A young woman, 18-year-old Michelle Carter, was charged with involuntary manslaughter for allegedly sending text messages urging her friend to commit suicide. How could a young person — who was a ...

A Criminal Defense Lawyer Told Us Robert Durst's 'The Jinx' Confession Is '100 ...
A Criminal Defense Lawyer Told Us Robert Durst's 'The Jinx' Confession Is '100 ...

Judge Approves Criminal Defense Settlement
A state judge has signed off on the settlement of a lawsuit challenging inadequate legal representation of indigent criminal defendants in five of New York's 57 upstate counties in violation of the U.S. Supreme Court's mandate in Gideon v. Wainwright ...

The Law Offices of Edwin L. Guyer Offers Expungements and Criminal Defense ...
The Law Offices of Edwin L. Guyer Offers Expungements and Criminal Defense ...

Bob McDonnell's Lawyer Receives Criminal Defense Award
Hank Asbill, of Jones Day, was presented with the 2015 White Collar Criminal Defense Award at Stetson University College of Law, on March 14, 2015. Courtesy photo. Jones Day partner Henry “Hank” Asbill took a brief break this month from working on ...

Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer Claims Responsibility For 'Exclusively For ...
Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer Claims Responsibility For 'Exclusively For ...

Criminal defense attorney hangs up suit and tie for artistry
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Toney Redman has started his last first job, trading the suit and tie he wore in court for an apron and the hammer he wields before the forge. The Lincoln-based criminal defense attorney of 42 years literally tied his best tie on a ...

Criminal defense attorney hangs up suit and tie for artistry
Retired criminal defense attorney and metal sculpture artist Toney Redman adds texture to a piece of steel for a new design on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, in his shop at his home west of Denton, Neb. (AP Photo/The Journal-Star, Kristin Streff) LOCAL ...

Criminal defense attorney hangs up suit and tie for artistry
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Toney Redman has started his last first job, trading the suit and tie he wore in court for an apron and the hammer he wields before the forge. The Lincoln-based criminal defense attorney of 42 years literally tied his best tie on ...

St. Paul defense lawyer still racking up victories after 40 years
Earl Gray fits the description, and for his decades of efforts in the courtroom, he was, earlier this month, given a Distinguished Service Award from the Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. At 71, Gray isn't ramping it down in terms of ...

In Criminal Defense Can We Ever Trust An Anonymous Tip?
Anonymous Tip As a seasoned Arizona criminal defense attorney, I have learned that deceit often lurks behind anonymity. I think Fezzik said it best in the movie, The Princess Bride, when he told Inigo Montoya to be careful in his dealings with the “Man ...

Attorneys deciding if they will file formal complaint against presiding ...
Attorneys deciding if they will file formal complaint against presiding ...

Orange County Employment and Criminal Defense Attorney Selected to Top 1 ...
Orange County Employment and Criminal Defense Attorney Selected to Top 1 ...

CPUC set to spend $5.2M on defense lawyers
The California Public Utilities Commission has arranged to spend as much as $5.2 million on criminal-defense lawyers to respond to ongoing state and federal investigations. According to a four-page amendment to a contract that was first signed late ...

Lawyer for PaulˆCeglia of Wellsville:ˆDefense agrees to move date of criminal ...
Lawyer for PaulˆCeglia of Wellsville:ˆDefense agrees to move date of criminal ...

Ventura & Santa Barbara Criminal Defense Attorney Joshua Newstat Named to ...
Ventura & Santa Barbara Criminal Defense Attorney Joshua Newstat Named to ...

Ventura & Santa Barbara Criminal Defense Attorney Joshua Newstat Named to ...
Ventura & Santa Barbara Criminal Defense Attorney Joshua Newstat Named to ...

Lawyers playing different roles in different courts
Private practice • Business and commercial litigation, employment discrimination, municipal law, and criminal defense at Stone, Leyton & Gershman. PHILIP AYERS. Judge • Calverton Park. Prosecutor • Greendale. City attorney • Greendale. Private practice ...

Column: Tips from an ex-prosecutor – Lessons of criminal defense
Now, I practice criminal defense – protecting the rights of the accused and making sure the government does not overstep its bounds. I have clients in both state and federal courts, and I have been appointed to the Federal Criminal Justice Act Panel ...

WHY IS CPUC PAYING $882 AN HOUR FOR PEEVY'S CRIMINAL DEFENSE?
March 30, 2015 (San Diego)—As we reported last week, the California Public Utilities Commission's Chairman, Michael Picker, unilaterally authorized the PUC to pay a criminal defense firm to mount a defense for the PUC's former chairman, Michael Peevy ...

WHY IS CPUC PAYING $882 AN HOUR FOR PEEVEY'S CRIMINAL DEFENSE?
March 30, 2015 (San Diego)—As we reported last week, the California Public Utilities Commission's Chairman, Michael Picker, unilaterally authorized the PUC to pay a criminal defense firm to mount a defense for the PUC's former chairman, Michael Peevey ...




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