Category: Criminal Law

Criminal defense lawyers represent clients accused of crimes. Their public counterparts are the prosecutors and district attorneys who represent the interests of the state in the prosecution of those accused of crimes. Both types of criminal lawyers deal with fundamental issues of the law and personal liberty. They defend many of the basic rights considered crucial to the preservation of a free and just society.

With California's Legislature and Governor hell-bent on passing as much pro-criminal, anti-victim, anti-law-abiding-people, anti-law-enforcement legislation ...

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Every bill in Congress should have two names -- one attached by its supporters and one by its opponents.  H.R. 5682, passed by the House earlier this ...

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A drug manufacturer, Fresenius Kabi, tried to stop today's Nebraska execution by filing suit in federal court.  The District Judge Richard Kopf rejected ...

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Martha Stoddard reports in the Omaha World-Herald:LINCOLN -- Maynard Helgeland turned to driving a taxicab because he could do the job with two prosthetic ...

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The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee announced Friday that confirmation hearings on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court will commence ...

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Del Quentin Wilber and Sadie Gurman report for the WSJ:The Federal Bureau of Investigation has fired agent Peter Strzok, whose anti-Donald Trump text messages ...

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Jeannine T Glanda, 39 (1958 – 1997)District Attorneys Are Providing Mutual Aid in Death Penalty CasesBrooklyn Prosecutor knows what Queens team ...

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Tennessee Executes Child Killer:  For the first time since 2009, Tennessee executed a condemned murderer Thursday amid claims that the three-drug ...

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Paula Dyer Looking back at the1985 murder of Paula DyerRemembering Why: Rape and murder of 7-year-old Paula Dyer‘He knew what he was doing:’ ...

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9th Grants Right to Sue to Foreign National:  In a strikingly blunt opinion, a divided panel of the 9th Circuit announced that a Mexican mother, whose son ...

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