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People vs. Edward H.: Defendant was charged with murder. After two hung juries, murder charge was dismissed and defendant released from custody.

People v. Jeffrey W.: Defendant was charged with driving under the influence of marijuana. Charge was dismissed.

People vs. D.M.: Defendant charged with Hit and Run. Dismissed

In Re: John W.: Defendant was told he was facing a 115 year Life Sentence. Defendant took a 10 year deal. A Habeas Corpus was filed and defendant’s prior conviction was vacated and defendant re-sentenced to time served.

People vs. T.N.: Conspiracy and Theft charges Jury ruling – Not guilty

People vs. C.C.: defendant charged with petty theft. Case dismissed.

People vs. J.C.: order denying motion to withdraw reversed.

People vs. R. V.: Defendant was charged in Juvenile Court with assault with bodily injury. The minor was acquitted of charges following a trial.

People vs. M.M.: Charged with Assault and Battery. Client charged for attempting to stop a DUI driver from leaving the scene of an accident. Case dismissed

USA vs. D.J: Defendant was charged with conspiracy to distribute cocaine. A motion to modify guideline sentence was granted, based on amendments to crack cocaine guidelines.

People vs. T.H.: 70 year sentence vacated. Prosecutor mislead trial judge

In Re: Darrell C.: Order by the governor reversing parole grant by Parole Board was vacated in Habeas Corpus proceeding.

People vs. M.D.: Trial Court order denying order to suppress. Reversed and dismissed

People vs. Steven L.: Defendant was denied a hearing to substitute a court appointed counsel. Conviction was vacated on appeals.

People vs. M.F.: 2nd degree robbery and street terrorism. Charges dismissed due to insufficient evidence

People vs. D.A.: Reversal of Charges Child annoyance conviction reversed in full, due to lack of evidence

People vs. Henry R.: Defendant was charged and convicted with 1st degree murder and 2nd degree murder of unborn fetus. On appeal, conviction was reversed. After a second appeal, defendant’s conviction was vacated because the prosecutor illegally obtained defendant’s confession to a jailhouse informant.

People vs. M.M.: Defendant was charged and convicted of grand theft auto and receiving stolen property. Police conducted illegal search of client’s garage. Conviction reversed on appeals.


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