Criminal Defense. Legal news and articles for April 27 - 6, 2017

Yakima attorneys appointed as Yakima County Superior Court commissionersOklahoma to send crime victims' 'bill of rights' to ballotLos Angeles criminal lawyer offers 6 tips on avoiding DUI convictionSchimel, victim advocates back constitutional amendment giving crime victims more rightsTexas Online Impersonation Law Explained By Dallas Criminal Defense AttorneyDefense attorney for former Sheriff Joe Arpaio wants out of criminal trialMarkeith Loyd tells judge he wants Miami defense attorney to represent him in upcoming trialDefending Firearm Possession Cases Explained by a Dallas ...Maryland Criminal Defense Lawyer Picked Up for Soliciting Sex from a Minor'Im an attorney.' Court records lay out how Md. lawyer allegedly got snared in underage sex stingOne Way Criminal Defense Lawyers Can Do Better At TrialCriminal defense attorney Yodit Tewolde fighting for justice her wayHigh Society: 118 Blazing Minutes with "High Powered" Criminal Defense Attorney Douglas HiattHusband of 'bravest woman in Mexico' jailedOn FNC, Defense Attorney for Rockville Rape Blames Trump for Public Outrage

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Suspect in Marcotte slaying allegedly posed as motorist
The Boston GlobeApril 18, 2017

But defense attorney Edward P. Ryan Jr. said Colon-Ortiz was born in Puerto Rico, his parents still live there and that his client moved to the Worcester area “a short while ago...There is no question he is a US citizen.'' Ryan, a prominent and veteran ...more »

Louisiana lawyer sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for tax evasion
NOLA.comApril 19, 2017

A Louisiana criminal defense lawyer was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison Wednesday (April 19) for evading about $1 million in federal taxes over a 10-year period. Michael Thiel, a Baton Rouge resident with a law practice in Hammond, must also pay ...more »

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Yakima attorneys appointed as Yakima County Superior Court commissioners
Yakima Herald-RepublicApril 6, 2017

Silverthorn, a Selah lawyer, has spent 18 years as a criminal defense attorney, and has also represented people in divorce, child-custody, dependency and other domestic-relations cases. He has also served as a commissioner pro tem in district and ...more »

Oklahoma to send crime victims' 'bill of rights' to ballot
Shawnee News StarApril 6, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma voters will decide whether to enshrine a so-called crime victims' bill of rights into the state constitution, despite concerns from defense attorneys and some prosecutors that the proposal could lead to costly unintended ...more »

Los Angeles criminal lawyer offers 6 tips on avoiding DUI conviction
MENAFN.COMApril 5, 2017

'Thousands of people are charged with DUI offenses every year in Southern California, in particular the Los Angeles area, said L.A. criminal defense lawyer Arash Hashemi. Arash Hashemi is skilled a skilled DUI defense attorney in Southern California.more »

Schimel, victim advocates back constitutional amendment giving crime victims more rights
fox6now.comApril 5, 2017

Prosecutors are automatically required to turn over their evidence to defense attorneys in criminal cases, so there's no need for the defense to demand discovery directly from a victim in a criminal case. The amendment's provision, however, could block ...more »

Texas Online Impersonation Law Explained By Dallas Criminal Defense Attorney
Justice News FlashApril 4, 2017

Could you be convicted of a felony in Texas if you create a website called “DumpDonaldTrump.com,” use an unflattering photo of President Trump, and post unfavorable, but true, articles about President Trump, asks John Helms, Dallas criminal defense ...more »

Defense attorney for former Sheriff Joe Arpaio wants out of criminal trial
AZCentral.comApril 4, 2017

Just three weeks from former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's criminal contempt trial, lead defense attorney Mel McDonald has asked to withdraw from the case. In a brief Monday filing, McDonald only states that the request is made in "good cause ...more »

Markeith Loyd tells judge he wants Miami defense attorney to represent him in upcoming trial
News965April 3, 2017

During Monday's status hearing, Loyd surprised the court by submitting a motion to have a south Florida criminal defense attorney represent him. Loyd told the judge he now wants Terrence Lenamon to defend him at trial. The judge agreed to consider the ...more »

Defending Firearm Possession Cases Explained by a Dallas ...
Yahoo FinanceApril 3, 2017

DALLAS, TX / ACCESSWIRE / April 3, 2017 / When I was a federal prosecutor, one of my best friends specialized in prosecuting federal firearms offenses.more »

Maryland Criminal Defense Lawyer Picked Up for Soliciting Sex from a Minor
JDJournal.comMarch 31, 2017

Summary: A well-known and regarded attorney in the Maryland area was charged with soliciting sex from a minor. Michael D. Dobbs, 57, has been a criminal defense attorney in Maryland for a long time. He is well-known and well-liked in the community, ...more »

'Im an attorney.' Court records lay out how Md. lawyer allegedly got snared in underage sex sting
Washington PostMarch 30, 2017

A longtime criminal defense lawyer in Maryland was charged with sexual solicitation of a minor after using the Internet and text messages to set up a sex encounter with someone he thought to be a 15-year-old boy, according to police allegations filed ...more »

One Way Criminal Defense Lawyers Can Do Better At Trial
Above the LawMarch 30, 2017

courtroom If you're not a lawyer, jury service must seem like a very odd thing. You go to a government building you've likely not been to before. You're seated in a big waiting room with a large group of others. You wait. Some of you are taken into a ...more »

Criminal defense attorney Yodit Tewolde fighting for justice her way
Rolling OutMarch 30, 2017

Tewolde then began working as an assistant district attorney for the Dallas County District Attorney's Office, gaining extensive criminal experience. Having learned the intricacies of criminal prosecution, Tewolde moved on to become a criminal defense ...more »

High Society: 118 Blazing Minutes with "High Powered" Criminal Defense Attorney Douglas Hiatt
TheStranger.comMarch 29, 2017

It started with an e-mail. "Hey David, I'm a marijuana defense attorney, and as a lawyer with lots of grower clients, well, you get the idea. I'm happy to match tolerances anytime. Gimme a shout. Also pretty sure drug war coming back. Busts happening ...more »

Husband of 'bravest woman in Mexico' jailed
El Paso TimesMarch 28, 2017

Assistant U.S. Attorney Andres Ortega, who is prosecuting the case against Rubio-Cervantes, couldn't be reached for comment. Rubio-Cervantes' court-appointed criminal defense lawyer, Sergio Garcia, also could not be reached for comment.more »

On FNC, Defense Attorney for Rockville Rape Blames Trump for Public Outrage
NewsBusters (blog)March 27, 2017

Friday night on Fox News' The First 100 Days, host Martha MacCallum interviewed the attorneys defending one of the illegal immigrants accused of raping a 14-year-old girl at Rockville High School, just over a week ago. The two lawyers defending ...more »

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