November 29, 2017

I've represented a lot of people facing jail time for the sole reason that they smoked marijuana.  I'm sad to say that despite my best efforts some of those people have gone to jail.  What makes me sick to my stomach is that some of those people have gone to prison for...

November 24, 2017

Bond hearings are often the single most important aspect of a criminal case. That statement would likely make even an experienced criminal attorney raise an eyebrow, but I've learned it's true. Can you imagine if you were thrown in jail today?  What would happen to you...

November 15, 2017

Nolle prosse.  Good god.  What is it good for? Absolutely nothing. Say it again.  That was my thought after reading the unpublished CAV opinion Bland v. Commonwealth that came out today.  The basic facts were the following:  Blan...

November 13, 2017

Most lawyers advertise.  I don’t begrudge them that.  We all need clients to walk in the door.  That being said, it’s important to realize that advertising tells you nothing about the quality of an attorney.  Anybody can post a website with his scowling photo in front...

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