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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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President Grants Clemency to Convicted Drug Dealer With Lifetime Sentence

Fri Jun 15th, on Drug Crimes |

Defendants in the United States can face serious criminal charges for controlled substance offenses, which is why it is so essential to be represented by an Albany drug crime lawyer if you have been...

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Will a New Law Change the Definition of Child Trafficking in New York?

Fri Jun 8th, on Child Abuse, Sex Crimes |

Advocates are urging New York lawmakers to pass a new law to broaden the definition of child trafficking.  The proposal would make it easier for prosecutors to pursue cases against defendants and...

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Crystal Meth: Is This the Next Phase of the Drug Epidemic?

Thu May 31st, on Drug Crimes |

Drug use has become a major problem throughout the United States, with an epidemic of fentanyl, pain pills, and even heroin sweeping the country. Many people have become addicted to opioids, and an...

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New Bill Would Track the Use of Out-of-State Guns in NY Crimes

Fri May 25th, on Criminal Defense News |

New York has very strict gun laws, and there are also federal laws regarding weapons. Those who violate gun laws in New York may face harsh penalties for failing to comply with gun control...

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