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Category: Criminal Defense Articles

New York Lawmakers Want to Revamp Criminal Discovery Rules

Thu Jan 31st, on Criminal Defense Articles |

Anyone who is charged with a criminal offense in New York is looking at significant potential consequences, whether it’s a driving while intoxicated charge, fraud allegations or a violent crime. The...

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What Does the New Federal Criminal Justice Reform Law Mean for New Yorkers Convicted of Crimes?

Thu Jan 24th, on Criminal Defense Articles, Drug Crimes |

President Donald Trump recently signed into law a sweeping, bipartisan criminal justice reform bill. The First Step Act is designed to combat mass incarceration by overhauling sentencing requirements...

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Common Defenses in New York Fraud Cases

Thu Jan 17th, on Criminal Defense Articles |

Fraud is one of those legal terms that can be more difficult to define than most people think. The term generally refers to a wide range of deceptive behavior for personal monetary or other gain. It...

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New York May Be Getting Stricter Gun Laws

Fri Dec 7th, on Criminal Defense Articles |

New York is already home to some of the tightest gun restrictions in the country. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said recently that additional limits on the purchase, possession and use of firearms may be on...

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NY District Attorney Seeks to Dismantle the Legacy of Tough Marijuana Enforcement Laws

Fri Oct 26th, on Criminal Defense Articles, Drug Crimes |

Drug laws throughout the United States have long resulted in offenders facing harsh punishments. That is why getting help from an Albany drug crime lawyer is essential to fight for your future. In...

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Federal Judges, Lawmakers Disagree on Ankle Monitoring for Non-Violent Offenders

Fri Oct 19th, on Criminal Defense Articles, Criminal Investigations |

After an arrest, the freedoms available to defendants are immediately curtailed. In many cases, offenders are imprisoned unless or until they make bail and are released under certain conditions such...

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Racism in the Justice System

Fri Oct 12th, on Criminal Defense Articles |

Protecting your rights when navigating the criminal justice system is imperative. That's why anyone accused of wrongdoing should be represented by an Albany felony attorney. Unfortunately, it can be...

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Unlicensed Drivers Beware: NY is Cracking Down on Traffic Offenses

Fri Oct 5th, on Criminal Defense Articles |

Motorists who cause serious injuries or who cause fatalities while behind the wheel could find themselves facing criminal charges and may need an Albany criminal defense lawyer to help them fight...

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Presidential Advisor Ramps Up the Push for Criminal Justice Reform

Fri Sep 28th, on Criminal Defense Articles, Criminal Investigations |

There are many widely-recognized problems with the criminal justice system in the United States. Overly-harsh mandatory minimum sentencing rules have led to mass incarceration, with people often...

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What are Felony Murder Charges?

Fri Sep 21st, on Criminal Defense Articles, Violent Crimes |

An Albany felony attorney can provide representation when you face serious charges, including charges for murder. Many people are surprised to learn that they can actually be charged with murder even...

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