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Constitutional Law Criminal Law Litigation

Fishy Case Makes SCOTUS Question Feds Prosecutions

The US Attorney’s Office took a beating in oral arguments before the Supreme Court yesterday over a case involving illegal fishing. The case shows how the Office often stretches the language and meaning of criminal statutes to cover actions that were never meant to be covered by the statute.  I have never been a fan […]

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General Litigation

Gov’t Seeks to Remove Lawyer From Criminal Case: A Warning to All Lawyers

Persons and corporations charged with federal offenses are wise to carefully select qualified counsel to represent them in Federal Court. Hip Hop mogul James “Jimmy Henchman” Rosemond (he manages The Game, Brandy and Akon among others) did just that when he retained Jeffery Lichtman, one of NY’s most prominent and skilled Federal criminal defense lawyers. […]