Criminal Defense


UPDATE: Convictions in “Band-Aid Bandit” Case

On April 12, a jury in Tampa convicted Rafael Angel Rondon of being the "Band-Aid Bandit," suspected in the robberies of 39 banks in nine counties between 2000 and 2006.  Rondon’s brother-in-law, Emeregildo Roman, was also convicted. The report did…





Toga Party Attendance is Critical in Abu Ghraib Defense

Lt. Col. Steven Jordan is currently on trial for 12 charges relating to the torture — sorry, "maltreatment" — of detainees at Abu Ghraib prison.  His defense attorneys have argued that Jordan was actually not in charge of the interrogation…



Nebraska Supreme Court Spares Life of Dog

On Friday, the Nebraska Supreme Court vacated the death sentence that had been meted out to Murphy, an Alaskan-malamute-shepherd mix, for injuring a neighbor dog in 2001. The state supreme court reviews such cases in Nebraska because it has little…