As the New York Times notes,
When the nation’s long-running war against drugs was defined by the crack epidemic and based in poor, predominantly black urban areas, the public response was defined by zero tolerance and stiff prison … [Read More...]
"[K]illing sprees are specifically targeted to generate the most fear and uncertainty from the public, because the more fear and uncertainty they generate, the more attention they get. They then use all of the attention as a platform to … [Read More...]
It might seem, since so many of my posts start by referring to Scott Greenfield's blog posts, that I'm an acolyte, or that his stuff is all I ever read. Not true. But he's posting up to two or three posts per day, on any given day, and on the east … [Read More...]
A Lawyer & His Blog
Modern technology is, in many ways, a great thing. In the old days, when you needed an attorney, unless you knew someone who knew an attorney -- and not just any attorney, but one who practiced the kind of law you needed -- there weren't many ways for you to learn about the attorney you might hire before you hired him. While many attorneys advertised in the yellow pages, there wasn't a lot of information in a yellow pages ad from which … [Learn More...]
What Others Say About Me
It's easy for a lawyer to tell you how wonderful he is. As one of my friends is fond of saying, "On the Internet, no one knows if you are a dog." In reality, the same holds true when you visit an attorney in his or her office.
The client reviews on this page are excerpts from my profile over on Avvo. This provides an opportunity for potential clients to see what former clients have had to say about me, and how I handled their cases. If you are … [Learn More...]
When you have a brain tumor, you don't go to a kidney specialist. When you've been accused of a crime, why would you go to a lawyer who does family law, immigration law and -- oh, yeah -- criminal defense.
I practice only criminal defense, in both State Adult, State Juvenile, and Federal Courts.
I handle violent crimes, gang crimes, weapons charges, drug crimes (including medical marijuana), sex crimes, and more.:
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