Criminal Defense


Criminal-Defense Attorney May Be Criminal Defense Attorney

You barbarians out there who aren't hyphenating compound adjectives should take note: sometimes it makes a difference. The San Francisco Chronicle reported last week on what it called an "unusual twist" in the trial of a man charged with fraud: his…


Is It Still Robbery If You Just Ask Nicely?

Let’s say you walk into a bank, go up to a teller and say something like, “Hi, I was just passing by your bank and thought I’d stop in and see if you’d be willing to give me some money….





Aggravated Pimpin’ Ain’t Easy

It's probably easier, though, if you are the head of the International Monetary Fund. In what seems like a very French sort of case, Dominique Strauss-Kahn and 13 other people are on trial for allegedly organizing—well, not surprisingly, what they're…


Just Because You Did It…

This is of course true in a couple of different ways (depending mostly on the meaning of "did it"), but it still seems to be a little jarring for people to see it on a billboard. Larry Archie is an…