Justice

Is Sentencing Manipulation During Law Enforcement Investigation a Mitigating Factor?

Federal Judges Must Consider Arguments For Leniency Sentencing is one of the more complex, and divisive, components in our criminal justice system. Judges at the federal […]

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DWI

Passed Out in Running Car Sufficient Evidence to Convict on DWI

The core facts in the case of Chad William Murray are not in dispute. His minor criminal saga began between 1:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. on […]

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Justice in Federal Criminal Court

Appeals Court Vacates Child Pornography Conviction After Court Refuses Motion to Withdraw

Our legal system is adversarial. It was set up that way. Thus, it is inevitable that relationships between defense attorneys and prosecutors and the courts are […]

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Federal Sentencing

Prohibited Contact with Minors an Unreasonable Condition of Supervised Release

As we have said before, criminal defense lawyers representing defendants at federal sentencing hearings must be prepared to object to unreasonable conditions of supervised release, or […]

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Justice in Federal Criminal Court

Federal Sentencing in White Collar, Fraud Cases Needs Reform

As criminal defense lawyers who represent individuals accused of white collar and fraud cases, we often object to the severe sentences suggested by the federal sentencing […]

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