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Blog Posts in 2013

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  • How Drug Dealers Get Caught
    How Drug Dealers Get Caught

    According to the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), the federal government spends about $15 billion a year investigating drug offenses. State and local government agencies spend another $25 ...

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  • Why I Am a Criminal Defense Lawyer
    Why I Am a Criminal Defense Lawyer

    I get asked at least three times a week some variation of "Are you proud of what you do?" A lot of people I know can't believe that I want to spend my time, training and experience, defending people ...

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  • How to Get Out of Jail
    How to Get Out of Jail

    Bad news: There are about 30,000 arrests in Monroe County, New York every year. More bad news: Jail is a legal sentence for felonies, misdemeanors, violations and even some traffic tickets . Even more ...

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  • How Do Judges Sentence in a Criminal Case?
    How Do Judges Sentence in a Criminal Case?

    Last night, I was out in a rural town court for the sentencing of one of my favorite clients. This guy is really incredible: He has been convicted of 31 crimes, but nothing violent. You probably think ...

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  • Sleeping Killers
    Sleeping Killers

    About a year ago, I became involved in the strangest case of my career. The defendant was accused of committing a class A Felony and faced 25 to life in prison. He took himself to the police station ...

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  • New York Gun Law Update
    New York Gun Law Update

    Most of my gun cases are relatively straightforward: They say my guy had a gun, we say you can't prove that. I have been very successful in this area. In my experience, when there is an illegal gun ...

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