Criminal Defense. Legal news and articles for May 18 - 28, 2017

A Democracy Primer: Our criminal justice system: Balancing the goals of public safety and justiceState says no pay til July; longtime Lewiston defense attorney moves onTrump retains Marc Kasowitz as private attorney for Russia probe: sourceLos Angeles Criminal Attorney - Los Angeles, CALongtime Vero Beach lawyer tapped to lead statewide criminal defense associationHouston Defense Attorney Neal Davis Interviewed by Premier ...Las Vegas attorney accused of giving cellphone to inmatesAttorney Ramon Acosta Joins Legal Team at Joey Gilbert LawCarson murder trial delayed until 2018US prosecutors may try to disqualify Watts as attorney inCan defense lawyer Krasner switch sides and be a good DA?Double murder charges dropped against Oakland manLocal lawyer, who knows Foster's defense attorney well,County attorney impugns important role of criminal defenseTop-rated criminal defense attorney Ryan Blanch defends his client in front of 6 judges – NY State Court of Appeals

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Austin defense lawyer to run for Democratic nomination in District 21
Austin American-StatesmanMay 1, 2017

Austin criminal defense attorney Chris Perri announced Monday he will run for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Congress (District 21), where Republican Lamar Smith has held the seat for the past 30 years. Perri released a statement saying, “My wife ...more »

Local attorney dead at 56
Porterville RecorderMay 3, 2017

... then as an associate attorney in the Law Office of Richard Rossen in the Century City area of Los Angeles. In 1993, Mr. Vanderhorst moved to Porterville, his wife's hometown. He was first associated with local criminal defense attorney James Heusdens.more »

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A Democracy Primer: Our criminal justice system: Balancing the goals of public safety and justice
Terre Haute Tribune StarMay 28, 2017

The dual goals of our criminal justice system are to maximize public safety and to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice. The system operates with five components — law enforcement, prosecutors, defense attorneys, the judiciary and ...more »

State says no pay til July; longtime Lewiston defense attorney moves on
Lewiston Sun JournalMay 27, 2017

Henry Griffin is sworn in as a witness on May 19 in Androscoggin County Superior Court in Auburn where he practiced as a court-appointed defense attorney for 25 years. ... "I love the court-appointed work, the criminal defense work, trial work," he said.more »

Trump retains Marc Kasowitz as private attorney for Russia probe: source
ReutersMay 24, 2017

Kasowitz has represented Trump for more than 15 years but he is not known as a criminal defense lawyer. During last year's presidential campaign, Kasowitz threatened to sue the New York Times if it did not retract a story about women who accused Trump ...more »

Los Angeles Criminal Attorney - Los Angeles, CA
San Diego MagazineMay 23, 2017

A Los Angeles criminal defense attorney must take each case on its own merit, thoroughly researching and verifying each piece of evidence and interviewing each witness. The goal is to defend the client with as much fervor as possible while allowing the ...more »

Longtime Vero Beach lawyer tapped to lead statewide criminal defense association
TCPalmMay 23, 2017

VERO BEACH — Longtime Vero Beach lawyer Andrew Metcalf has been tapped to lead the state's top nonprofit group dedicated to advancing the work of criminal defense attorneys across Florida. In June, Metcalf, 46, a partner in the Green & Metcalf law ...more »

Houston Defense Attorney Neal Davis Interviewed by Premier ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)May 23, 2017

Enjuris, a leading directory for lawyers and resource for individuals seeking legal advice, recently met with Neal Davis to discuss humanities, civil and criminal ...more »

Las Vegas attorney accused of giving cellphone to inmates
Las Vegas Review-JournalMay 23, 2017

A Las Vegas criminal defense attorney is facing multiple felony counts after authorities accused her of providing at least one cellphone to inmates at the Clark County Detention Center. According to a criminal complaint, Alexis Plunkett allowed two ...more »

Attorney Ramon Acosta Joins Legal Team at Joey Gilbert Law
PR Newswire (press release)May 23, 2017

Attorney Ramon Acosta has joined Joey Gilbert Law, a highly regarded Reno law firm serving clients throughout the region in matters involving criminal defense, immigration, and personal injury.more »

Carson murder trial delayed until 2018
Modesto BeeMay 23, 2017

The defense has said this is a case of wrongful prosecution by a vindictive Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office intent on ruining Carson, a prominent criminal defense attorney. Robert Forkner, Carson's attorney, objected to Gohel's request ...more »

US prosecutors may try to disqualify Watts as attorney in
mySanAntonio.comMay 21, 2017

Carlos Uresti's legal defense could be facing a potential setback even before he begins in earnest fighting the criminal charges against him. San Antonio attorney Mikal Watts on Friday said federal prosecutors have indicated they will seek to ...more »

Can defense lawyer Krasner switch sides and be a good DA?
Philly.comMay 21, 2017

Krasner was a very good civil rights attorney, representing clients like Occupy Philadelphia and Black Lives Matter. His reputation as a progressive lawyer gained him the financial backing of Democratic king maker, George Soros, whose $1.45 million ...more »

Double murder charges dropped against Oakland man
KTVU San FranciscoMay 20, 2017

Linehan, a veteran criminal defense attorney, said today, "There were serious evidentiary issues in this case and it reflects very badly on the criminal justice system." Linehan said, "There were errors by a lot of people, such as law enforcement, the ...more »

Local lawyer, who knows Foster's defense attorney well,
yourcentralvalley.comMay 19, 2017

"What it really gets down to, is, can you look at this circumstantial evidence and reasonably say, I don't believe it was anything other than criminal." All this just one day after Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer expressed concerns for the future ...more »

County attorney impugns important role of criminal defense
Arizona Capitol TimesMay 19, 2017

In a May 9 press conference, County Attorney Bill Montgomery impugned criminal defense attorneys and the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice (AACJ). He told his audience that he did not believe the lawsuit filed by AACJ, challenging certain ...more »

Top-rated criminal defense attorney Ryan Blanch defends his client in front of 6 judges – NY State Court of Appeals
MilTechMay 18, 2017

Message from Founding Partner and NYC Criminal Lawyer, Ryan Blanch: “Our 'team approach' is more than a simple mantra – it's our framework for success. The Blanch Law Firm's criminal lawyers, consisting of former prosecutors and attorneys hailing from ...more »

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