Criminal justice reform is alive in the halls of Congress.  On May 22nd, the FIRST STEP Act, sponsored by Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) and a coalition of 19 bipartisan cosponsors, passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 360-59.  The measure now moves to the Senate for consideration. Leer más

El 23 de abril 2018, juez federal John Bates, ordeno que la administración de Trump tiene 90 días para proveer una mejor justificación por acabar con el programa DACA empezado bajo el presidente Obama. Esta es la tercer orden federal a favor de “Dreamers” y recipiente de DACA. Leer más

As a criminal defense attorney it is always my goal to ensure that my clients have the best possible representation and receive the best possible outcome following an accusation that they committed a crime. A close review of the police report and an analysis of the circumstances of the arrest will help the attorney determine if the case goes to trial, or if the client will be better served by accepting a plea bargain. The client makes the ultimate decision, but the attorney should be able to guide the client to the best decision for their particular case. Leer más

The majority of U.S. citizens never come in contact with the legal system. It follows that an overwhelming part of the population learns about the subject from the only authoritative source that they know: television. For example, Law and Order provides a great way to get a comprehensive history of how law proceedings are portrayed on TV. However, the show is an extremely skewed view of how the justice system actually works. Leer más