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Plea Bargaining in New York

15 Jan 2016 by Gary

A plea bargain comes about in a criminal case when a defendant is offered and accepts a deal by a prosecutor to plead to a lesser criminal offense than that originally charged, or to obtain a certain sentence as the result of a guilty plea, or both. The vast majority of State and Federal criminal read more

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POSTING BAIL IN NEW YORK CITY

7 Oct 2015 by rcdev

If you or a friend or relative are arrested you may become involved in posting a bail or obtaining a bond to secure a release from jail. This process is fairly complicated and as always a good criminal defense lawyer is needed to get through it- but here are the basics of posting bail or read more

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SENTENCING REFORM AND AFRO AMERICANS

7 Oct 2015 by rcdev

I have to commend President Obama for his efforts to reform the Federal criminal justice system and in particular for visiting a Federal prison recently. It takes political courage to make a move to help people who many politicians regard as pariahs and would just as soon ignore. I have a wealth of experience in read more

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What Trump and Brando have in Common

28 Aug 2015 by Gary

  I am somewhat surprised at the magnitude of Donald Trump’s popularity. I have been watching him on the various T.V. shows pretty much on a daily basis, and I had the opportunity to see him up close and in person here in New York at the Supreme Court Building in lower Manhattan. I have read more

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IT’S NOT ABOUT RACE…IT’S JUST ABOUT NOT BEING STUPID!

4 Aug 2015 by Gary

It’s all about stupid. It’s not about race, it’s not even about culture, language, ethnicity, religion or poverty…it’s all about stupid. Example. The police are all good guys. Put a badge on their shirt and send them out to do good and they will never mess up. Or…the police are all a bunch of racist, read more

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