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Runaway Train of False Confessions

Have you ever sat on a jury for a criminal trial? Did the defendant confess to the crime? Did the prosecutor tell you that no rational person would confess to a crime he didn’t commit? You probably thought, well yes, of course, who in his right mind would confess to a...

Amazon Protects Privacy For Now

“Hey Alexa, play Smooth Criminal by Michael Jackson”. “Alexa, where is the best place to hide a body?” “Alexa, call a good Criminal Defense Attorney…Okay Jonathon, Calling the Law Office of Brian Jones”. Still in the honeymoon phase with your smart gadgets? Well...

How We Do It: The Case of the “Stolen” Groceries

The Client: Nicole Goodmom* The Charges: Theft The Result: Case Dismissed! The Allegation: Nicole Goodmom was a hardworking mother of several small children. All day long she was bombarded with questions, toys, tears and screams. However, one day a week she had a...

How We Do It: The Case of the Disappearing Texts

The Client: Stacy Bad-Choice* The Accuser: Lisa Mean-Text* The Charges: Falsification. The Final Result: Charges dismissed by the prosecution - CASE DISMISSED! The Allegation: Stacy Bad-Choice and Lisa Mean-Text are members of the deaf community. Stacy Bad-Choice had...

Friday Q&A: What is a Misdemeanor?

Welcome to our weekly series, Friday Q&A. Each week our attorneys will respond to a question selected from the many received by direct and online submission. Have a question you want answered or topic you want to hear more about? Submit your suggestions to us by...