Criminal Defense Lawyers Must Stand By The Statute of Limitations In Some States

By |2015-07-31T19:29:55+00:00July 31st, 2015|Legal Blog|

Criminal defense lawyers in most states have to be concerned with the statutes of limitations on criminal offenses. Statutes of limitations establish time limits for starting criminal proceedings. The rules reflect society's wish to proceed with prosecutions while memories are fresh and evidence and witnesses are still available. However, in South Carolina there are no [...]

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Criminal Defense Lawyer Says Finders Keepers Losers Weepers Does Not Apply

By |2015-07-30T21:41:06+00:00July 30th, 2015|Legal Blog|

A criminal defense attorney and the past president of the Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers,Miles Feinstein, said reading about the Mahwah incident reminded him of one of the first cases he learned in law school, in which the applicable rule of law was "finders keepers, losers weepers." But that case, Feinstein said, was different in [...]

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Personal Injury Lawyers Fight to Keep Jahi McMath “Alive”

By |2015-07-30T19:43:41+00:00July 30th, 2015|Legal Blog|

Personal injury lawyers for Jahi McMath want to have the courts rule her alive. In a tentative ruling that could cost the family of Jahi McMath millions of dollars, an Alameda County Superior Court judge said he was inclined to uphold previous determinations that the Oakland girl who made worldwide headlines has died. The debate [...]

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Criminal Defense Lawyer May be Needed By Whistle Blower

By |2015-07-30T14:56:32+00:00July 30th, 2015|Legal Blog|

A criminal defense lawyer may be needed by the Bureau of Internal Revenue employee who blew the whistle on the allegedly irregular P1.2-billion purchase of military helicopters, recommending criminal or civil charges against her. At the same time, the investigation committee created by Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin to look into the allegations, found the deal [...]

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Criminal Defense Lawyers for Michelle Anderson Say She Will Avoid Death Penalty

By |2015-07-29T12:48:22+00:00July 29th, 2015|Legal Blog|

The criminal defense lawyers for Michelle Anderson feel like they have won since she will not face the death penalty. Pam Mantle sat through an exhausting and emotionally draining death-penalty trial for the man who killed her daughter, two young grandchildren and three others more than seven years ago. She didn’t want to endure a [...]

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Criminal Defense Lawyer for Whitey Bulger Want A New Trial

By |2015-07-28T19:20:19+00:00July 28th, 2015|Legal Blog|

Criminal defense lawyers for James “Whitey” Bulger’s argued before a federal appeals court Monday that the gangster did not get a fair trial because a judge barred him from testifying that he had immunity for his crimes, including murder. Defense attorney Hank Brennan told the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit that Bulger [...]

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Criminal Defense Lawyer Rarely Use Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity Defense

By |2015-07-27T15:53:04+00:00July 27th, 2015|Legal Blog|

Criminal defense lawyers very rarely say their client should be found not guilty due to a diminished state of their mental health. Only those high-profile cases — such as with Speaker of the House John Boehner’s former country club bartender — do we hear of a mentally ill person committing violent crimes. “Yes, when there [...]

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Workers Comp Lawyer Help Keep The Workplace Safe

By |2015-07-26T16:59:50+00:00July 26th, 2015|Legal Blog|

Workers comp lawyer help keep the workplace safe. It was just after 9 a.m. on an April morning when a French freighter with ammonium nitrate onboard caught fire while docked in the Port of Texas City. The subsequent explosions and additional fires shattered windows in Houston, some 40 miles from the site. The tragedy claimed [...]

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Criminal Defense Lawyers Are Looking to Overhaul Nations Criminal Justice System

By |2015-07-24T15:40:49+00:00July 24th, 2015|Legal Blog|

Criminal defense lawyers were among a high-profile panel of public figures calling for a total overhaul of the criminal justice system, from prison reform to providing counsel for the accused, and starting with the SAFE Justice Act. The Southern Christian Leadership Conference brought together the panel Thursday evening at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center [...]

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Criminal Defense Lawyer and Former Cop Says Use Common Sense

By |2015-07-23T22:25:15+00:00July 23rd, 2015|Legal Blog|

Criminal defense lawyer and former cop, Curtis Fortinberry, says use common sense when you are pulled over for a traffic violation. A Texas Department of Public Safety dash camera video of Sandra Bland's traffic stop and subsequent arrest has raised doubts over whether DPS Trooper Brian Encinia was in the right. The video has also [...]

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