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Public Defender Service (DC) -- Open House -- July 23 - 5:30 pm

Students interested in learning more about PDS, either for the school term, summer or permanent hiring, are invited  to the PDS open house on Thursday, July 23 at 5:30 pm on the 6th floor of 633 Indiana Avenue, NW. 40 more words


Different Types Of Drug Crimes In Texas

In Texas there are two general types of drug crimes: possessing controlled substances and selling controlled substances. The statute lists the drugs that are considered controlled substances including such drugs as marijuana, cocaine, heroin, Ritalin, Xanax, Rohypnol, ecstasy, and methamphetamine. 533 more words

Criminal Defense Attorney Houston

Second chance for offenders up to age 24!

A new bill recently passed that extended the age limitations of our state current Holmes Youthful Trainee Act (commonly referred to as HYTA or YTA).  Currently HYTA status may be granted to offenders who commit crimes between the age of 17 and their 21st birthday.   165 more words


Drug Overdose: Is the Injector Responsible for Murder?

In New York State, the answer is “No.”

According to People v. Reeder, decided May 11, 2015 in Seneca County, “injection of heroin into another who subsequently dies is, without proof of additional aggravating factors, legally insufficient to establish a ‘substantial … risk that such result will occur.’” 326 more words

Criminal Law

Jacob T. Erickson, Esq.

Smith, Paulson, O’Donnell & Erickson, PLC
Monticello, MN, United States
Industry: Law
Field: Family Law and Criminal Defense

“I care about my clients. They are each an individual person to me and their problems are real. 858 more words

Child Custody

Kids' statements aren't usually testimonial

Says the Supreme Court. Prof. Richard Friedman agrees, but laments that the Court doubled down on the “primary purpose test” to determine whether a statement is “testimonial.” 99 more words


Your greatest opportunity in achieving a positive outcome in a criminal case is to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney. Dirk LeGate is an accomplished defense attorney who has defended citizens and non-citizens in northern Arizona for over a decade. 122 more words

Criminal Defense