Criminal Defense. Legal news and articles for May 16 - 23, 2017

Attorney 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 AppealsTory Bid to Scrap SFO Draws Ire of Criminal-Defense LawyersMichael Kyle, Premier DUI Attorney, New Member of the American Association of Premier DUI AttorneysThe .05 DUI law is getting reviewed again by Utah State LegislatureBlack Lives Matters' Defense Attorney Is About to Become Philadelphia's DAFmr. federal prosecutor warns Pres. Trump to hire defense attorney following Comey memo reportProgressive Firebrand Larry Krasner Wins District Attorney PrimaryMeet Philadelphia's Progressive Candidate for DA: An Interview with Larry Krasner

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San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyer Tylden Shaeffer to Present at NELA 2017 Annual Convention
PR Web (press release)May 2, 2017

This panel explores the risks and benefits of accessing employer documents from the contrasting perspectives of a lawyer representing whistleblowers; a criminal defense lawyer; and a longtime member of NELA's Ethics & Sanctions Committee. The panel ...more »

Douglas Sepic, Premier DUI Attorney, Advanced Level Training on How to Beat a Radar Enforced DUI/Traffic Stop
MENAFN.COMMay 1, 2017

Douglas Sepic of Connellsville, Pennsylvania recently received advanced level training, from the American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys, on How to Beat a Radar Enforced DUI/Traffic Stop. Douglasreceived training on how to try the radar machine.more »

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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 »

Tory Bid to Scrap SFO Draws Ire of Criminal-Defense Lawyers
BloombergMay 18, 2017

Criminal-defense lawyers panned Prime Minister Theresa May's election promise to scrap the Serious Fraud Office, which has been responsible for probes into Libor rigging and bribery. Lawyers at a financial-crime conference in Lisbon were quick to ...more »

Michael Kyle, Premier DUI Attorney, New Member of the American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys
MENAFN.COMMay 18, 2017

Michael Kyle of Franklin, Indiana was recently granted Membership into the American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys after the Association confirmed that hehas the skills, knowledge, training, tools, resources, and strategies that are needed to ...more »

The .05 DUI law is getting reviewed again by Utah State Legislature
fox13now.comMay 18, 2017

Criminal defense attorney Kelly Cardon said the new law would give him more business, but he was opposed to the new law. The Statewide Association of Prosecutors said they agreed to support the law. The Utah Substance Abuse Advisory Council said it ...more »

Black Lives Matters' Defense Attorney Is About to Become Philadelphia's DA
New York MagazineMay 17, 2017

It's been a rough week (and/or month, and/or year) for those who want to see criminal-justice reform at the federal level. Five days ago, Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered federal prosecutors to push for the most serious charges — and longest ...more »

Fmr. federal prosecutor warns Pres. Trump to hire defense attorney following Comey memo report
ABC Action NewsMay 17, 2017

"I think if the president were smart, and he's smart, he would be hiring the best criminal defense lawyer in America at this time," said Fitzgibbons. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast ...more »

Progressive Firebrand Larry Krasner Wins District Attorney Primary
Philadelphia magazineMay 17, 2017

He had sued law enforcement and other government entities more than 75 times, and convinced District Attorney Seth Williams to stop calling a group of narcotics officers as witnesses after they were indicted. He'd also worked as a defense attorney for ...more »

Meet Philadelphia's Progressive Candidate for DA: An Interview with Larry Krasner
The InterceptMay 16, 2017

But an unconventional candidate has shaken up this race: a criminal defense and civil rights attorney who has never prosecuted a case but instead spent his career defending poor people and protesters and suing the police. The Intercept met with Larry ...more »

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