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Deputies Accused of Hit-and-Run Coverup

Fri Aug 31st, on Criminal Defense Articles |

Leaving the scene of a crime can result in criminal charges. An Albany criminal defense lawyer can provide representation to those accused of a misdemeanor or a felony in connection with a hit-and-run...

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Criminal Justice Reform: Reducing the Number of Laws on the Books

Fri Aug 24th, on Criminal Defense Articles |

Recently, there was a White House conference on criminal justice reform. There is universal agreement that the criminal justice system in the United States needs to be reformed, although there is...

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Drug Offenders: Lawmakers Are Urged to Take a Different Approach

Fri Aug 17th, on Drug Crimes |

In New York and throughout the United States, defendants face harsh criminal charges for alleged involvement with controlled substances. An Albany drug crime lawyer can provide legal representation to...

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New York Representative Faces Felony Fraud Charges

Fri Aug 10th, on White Collar Crimes & Fraud |

Fraud crimes are taken very seriously and can result in felony charges on the federal or state level. An Albany felony attorney can provide you with representation in the event that you are charged...

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Judge Lenient on Sexual Assault Gets Recalled

Tue Jul 31st, on Sex Crimes |

In 2015, a Stanford swimmer named Brock Turner was accused of sexually assaulting a woman after a fraternity party. Turner contended that he did not do anything wrong, but he was found guilty. The...

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DNA Evidence From Genealogy Databases: Is it Ethical to Use it in Criminal Investigations?

Fri Jul 27th, on Criminal Investigations |

DNA evidence is some of the most powerful evidence that is used in criminal proceedings. An Albany felony attorney can help defendants who are being accused of wrongdoing and whose DNA is being...

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Sex Crimes Investigations: The NYPD Understaffing Problem

Fri Jul 20th, on Sex Crimes |

Sex crimes are considered to be some of the most serious offenses under New York law, so it is imperative that any investigation into alleged sex offenses be conducted by qualified professionals who...

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Help Denied: Woman Gets Sentenced to Jail After Drug Relapse

Fri Jul 13th, on Drug Crimes |

Many people who are addicted to drugs need help breaking their addiction. Unfortunately, in some cases, those who are suffering from addiction are not offered help but instead are at the mercy of the...

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Domestic Abusers and Firearm Rights

Fri Jun 29th, on Domestic Violence |

Those who are accused of domestic abuse should contact an Albany criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible, as penalties for abuse can be very serious. In addition to the potential for jail time and...

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Senators Seeking a Criminal Justice Overhaul Oppose Reform Bill

Fri Jun 22nd, on Criminal Defense News |

Criminal justice reform is long overdue in the United States. Mandatory minimum sentences and other aggressive laws have resulted in a mass incarceration problem in the United States.  Unfortunately,...

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