Criminal Defense. Legal news and articles for November 29 - 30, 2011

Will 'Stand your Ground' defense work?Crime Nearby: Graveside Thefts in FarmingdaleFlorida Drug Crime Defense Attorney Darren Finebloom Authors New Book on ...Attorney speaks about alcohol-related lawsAttorney for mother of missing Glendale girl says she's innocentAccuser slams Jerry Sandusky's defense strategyMichelle Parker suspect Dale Smith has ties to Casey Anthony caseAttorney seeks records to aid Swan's defenseDefense rests in Komisarjevsky trialDefense, prosecution agree Ehrlich campaign manager approved robo-callsLawyer for accuser in Penn State abuse case calls Sandusky attorney's defense...Charges against LP schools dismissedCrimes Nearby: Another Involved in SAT/ACT ScandalEx-fiance of missing woman hires criminal attorneyEx-fiance of missing woman hires criminal attorney

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2 Harris County prosecutors face contempt charges
Houston ChronicleNovember 2, 2011

"If it is proven to be true, it is absolutely a flagrant violation of the sanctity of the secrecy of the grand jury," said Murray Newman, a defense attorney and former Harris County prosecutor who writes a blog on the Harris County Criminal Justice ...more »

For Sandusky case, local faces in mix
Pittsburgh Post GazetteNovember 8, 2011

Ms. Roberto co-founded the Women's Bar Association of Western Pennsylvania and is a past president of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys. Bruce Teitelbaum, retired assistant US attorney, remembers meeting Ms. Roberto while ...more »

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Will 'Stand your Ground' defense work?
MyFox Tampa BayNovember 30, 2011

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney Eddie Suarez, not involved in the case, explained the law. "You don't have to retreat when someone is coming at you using force. You have the right to use force to defend yourself," Suarez said. The shooting happened on ...more »

Crime Nearby: Graveside Thefts in Farmingdale
Patch.comNovember 30, 2011

A criminal charge is only an accusation, and does not indicate convictions. Suffolk County Police are investigating a series of recent graveside vase thefts at St. Charles Cemetery. The Nassau County Criminal Defense Attorneys report that 38 bronze ...more »

Florida Drug Crime Defense Attorney Darren Finebloom Authors New Book on ...
PR Web (press release)November 30, 2011

Darren Finebloom, a Florida drug crime defense attorney with Finebloom & Haenel, PA, is an author of the new book “Defense Strategies for Drug Crimes, 2012 ed.: Leading Lawyers on Interpreting Today's Drug Cases, Developing a Thorough Defense, ...more »

Attorney speaks about alcohol-related laws
Kansas State CollegianNovember 30, 2011

Troy V. Huser, DUI and criminal defense attorney, presented a lecture on Tuesday night in the K-State Student Union's Cottonwood Room and covered a variety of topics relating to alcohol laws. The lecture encompassed areas from underage drinking, ...more »

Attorney for mother of missing Glendale girl says she's innocent
AZFamilyNovember 30, 2011

The attorney for the mother of missing 5-year-old Jhessye Shockley says his client, Jerice Hunter, is innocent, and says the public has only heard one side of the story. Scottsdale criminal defense attorney Scott Maasen says he was retained by friends ...more »

Accuser slams Jerry Sandusky's defense strategy
The Boston GlobeNovember 30, 2011

Slade McLaughlin said his client stands by the allegations and sees the strategy by defense attorney Joe Amendola as putting victims on trial instead of Sandusky. The grand jury report, issued Nov. 5 when Sandusky was charged with 40 criminal counts, ...more »

Michelle Parker suspect Dale Smith has ties to Casey Anthony case
Examiner.comNovember 30, 2011

Dale Smith, the ex-fiance of missing woman Michelle Parker, has hired a criminal defense attorney who was once retained by Casey Anthony's parents, George and Cindy Anthony. Attorney Mark NeJame began representing Smith after police announced at a news ...more »

Attorney seeks records to aid Swan's defense
Kennebec JournalNovember 30, 2011

Sean Farris, the attorney for both Monroe and his construction company, objected to providing Monroe's bank records as well as employee payroll records and business accounts payable records over a four-year period. Farris said there was "not a ...more »

Defense rests in Komisarjevsky trial
Meriden Record-JournalNovember 30, 2011

Shortly after court opened Tuesday, lead defense attorney Jeremiah Donovan informed Judge Jon C. Blue that he was resting his case. After testimony from witnesses including Komisarjevsky's family members, former friends and employers, ...more »

Defense, prosecution agree Ehrlich campaign manager approved robo-calls
Washington PostNovember 30, 2011

State prosecutors and defense attorneys agreed on one key revelation Tuesday in the opening statements of a trial to determine whether robo-calls made during Maryland's gubernatorial election last year were intended to suppress black voter turnout. ...more »

Lawyer for accuser in Penn State abuse case calls Sandusky attorney's defense...
Washington PostNovember 30, 2011

Slade McLaughlin said his client stands by the allegations and sees the strategy by defense attorney Joe Amendola as putting victims on trial instead of Sandusky. The grand jury report, issued Nov. 5 when Sandusky was charged with 40 criminal counts, ...more »

Charges against LP schools dismissed
The Herald ArgusNovember 29, 2011

“The La Porte Community School Corporation is pleased that the single criminal charge against it has been dismissed,” said defense attorney Martin Kus. “Judge Koethe's reasoned opinion relied upon well established case law from the Indiana Supreme ...more »

Crimes Nearby: Another Involved in SAT/ACT Scandal
Patch.comNovember 29, 2011

The Nassau County Criminal Defense Attorneys report that 38 bronze vases have been stolen from St. Charles in recent months, but only nine of the thefts were officially reported to the Suffolk Police Department. Another 150 vases made of the valuable ...more »

Ex-fiance of missing woman hires criminal attorney
MiamiHerald.comNovember 29, 2011

The ex-fiance of a Florida mother who vanished shortly after appearing on "The People's Court" hired a criminal defense attorney on Tuesday with a tie to the Casey Anthony case and the Tiger Woods scandal. Dale Smith hired attorney Mark NeJame a day ...more »

Ex-fiance of missing woman hires criminal attorney
CBS NewsNovember 29, 2011

The ex-fiance of a Florida mother who vanished shortly after appearing on "The People's Court" hired a criminal defense attorney on Tuesday with a tie to the Casey Anthony case and the Tiger Woods scandal. Dale Smith hired attorney Mark NeJame a day ...more »

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