State’s Lawyer: Regular Police Officers ‘Justified,’ ‘Heroic’ In Deadly Capturing At Cellular House Park

State's Attorney: Normal Police Officers 'Justified,' 'Heroic' In Fatal Shooting At Mobile Home Park

McLean County Attorney Don Knapp said Friday that three ordinary police officers were justified when they fatally shot and killed a shooter during a “rampage,” killing two others and injuring three. The Illinois State Police released police camera footage of the Aug. 30 incident at the Landings RV park, north of Normal, on Friday. Ordinary … Read more

Gainesville’s Avera & Smith Legislation Agency Publicizes Skilled Honor for Legal professional Alexandria Avera

Gainesville's Avera & Smith Law Firm Announces Professional Honor for Attorney Alexandria Avera

GAINESVILLE Fla., September 10, 2021 / PRNewswire / – longtime law firm Avera & Smith, based in Gainesville, announced that the National Trial Lawyers Attorney Alexandria Avera in its top 40 under 40 plaintiff litigators in Florida. This honor is only given to lawyers who have above-average skills and qualifications in this field. “We are … Read more

For this Santa Rosa legal professional, the anniversary of 9/11 is a ‘20-year reunion from hell’

One World Trade Center is reflected in one of the memorial pools at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York before a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the trade center, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, Pool)

For Anne Dennis, the years have passed since her brother Thomas died – trapped at work on Tuesday – have done little to change how she sees this day. September 11th was “the day I lost my brother, the day my brother died,” said the former Sonoma County attorney, calling this year a “20 year … Read more

Former district lawyer arrested after indictment in reference to Ahmaud Arbery investigation

Former district attorney arrested after indictment in connection with Ahmaud Arbery investigation

By Martin Savidge and Angela Barajas, CNN A former Georgia prosecutor was charged after allegedly meddling in the arrest of a man who participated in the 2020 shooting of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery. Former Braunschweig prosecutor Jackie Johnson has been charged with violating her oath as an officer and obstructing a police officer. Johnson was arrested … Read more

40 years later, Bay Space man remains to be a sexually violent predator, District Legal professional says

40 years later, Bay Area man is still a sexually violent predator, District Attorney says

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (KRON) – A Concord man who has been behind bars for 40 years is still a sexually violent predator who is likely to strike again, prosecutors said in court on Tuesday. Despite fierce objections from the sheriff and the district attorney, state prison officials are still planning to release Michael Cheek back … Read more

Lawyer Basic Reyes seeks reduction for low-level cocaine offenders

Attorney General Reyes seeks relief for low-level cocaine offenders

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Utah Attorney General Sean D. Reyes attempts to overturn outdated low-level cocaine convictions in a new letter to Congress. Reyes and District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine lead a group of 25 attorneys general calling on Congress to reform criminal laws that affect disproportionately low cocaine offenders. “When Congress … Read more

Florida legal professional Jim Evans lacking after dive off Daytona Seaside coast

A dive team from the Volusia County Sheriff's Office is searching an area 30 miles east of Daytona where a local attorney, Jim Evans, went missing during a dive on Friday, the U.S. Coast Guard in Jacksonville said.

News that local attorney Jim Evans went missing during a dive off the coast of Daytona Beach over the weekend shocked the legal community and those who knew him, fellow attorneys said Sunday. “I received the message by text message Friday night around 9 am from a mutual friend,” said Don Dempsey, a DeLand attorney … Read more

California Legal professional Basic Urges Congress to Additional Tackle Historic Drug Sentencing Inequities by Amending the First Step Act – Issues Resentencing Aid to All People Convicted of Low-Degree Crack Cocaine Offenses

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Joins a bipartisan coalition of 25 attorneys general calling on Congress to extend existing penal relief to anyone convicted of minor crack cocaine offenses Sept. 5, 2021 – OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta joined a bipartisan coalition of 25 attorneys general last week to urge Congress to amend the First Step Act of … Read more

Distinguished Winston-Salem lawyer David Freedman has died. He had been hospitalized for COVID-19. | Crime

Prominent Winston-Salem attorney David Freedman has died. He had been hospitalized for COVID-19. | Crime

Freedman also represented Michael Decker, a former state lawmaker who pleaded guilty to accepting a $ 50,000 bribe to switch political parties. Most recently, in a case that attracted national and international attention, Freedman was one of the lawyers of Thomas Martens, who was convicted, along with his daughter Molly Corbett, of second degree murder … Read more