Criminal


Oct

04

2014

“THE WRONG MAN” – IDENTIFICATION TESTIMONY

After 33 years of practice, it has become readily apparent that, contrary to what jurors are pre-conditioned to believe (and what they need to be re-programmed about in jury selection and trial) is that eye witness identification testimony is inherently faulty and the main result of wrongful convictions. Defense counsel has to be intricately aware of the dynamics involved in such testimony and how it...

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Sep

04

2014
What Happens if I Miss My Court Date?

What Happens if I Miss My Court Date?

No one relishes the thought of going to court.  No one wants to be questioned about their personal lives, to have to explain their actions to a room of strangers, or to face the prospect of being handed a life-changing sentence.  Sometimes, criminal defendants dread the prospect of appearing in court so  much that they simply don’t do it.  After all, judges are busy people — maybe...

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Oct

21

2013
How To Protect Yourself From Intruders In Your Home

How To Protect Yourself From Intruders In Your Home

Being home when a burglar breaks in is definitely one of the most terrifying situations you can find yourself in. Keep in mind, though, that if you’re prepared to take steps to keep yourself and your family safe from the intruder, you can also protect your belongings, which would otherwise have been stolen or damaged if you weren’t home at the time. As a criminal...

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Aug

30

2012
Long Island Twins Arrested for Bank Robberies

Long Island Twins Arrested for Bank Robberies

Two Long Island banks were robbed within one week, and twin brothers face criminal charges in conjunction with those robberies. Daniel and Cory Amarose, 21-year-old twins, each face two criminal counts of robbery. Police arrested the two men after they allegedly robbed a branch of Chase Bank in Centereach on Long Island. Following that arrest, police also charged them with the robbery earlier in the...

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Aug

16

2012
Long Island Man Faces Criminal Assault Charges

Long Island Man Faces Criminal Assault Charges

Finding a criminal attorney should definitely be the first order of business for Andrew Didio, who allegedly assaulted a police officer in Long Island. Didio, 22, faces criminal assault charges and will certainly require the services of an experienced criminal attorney in Long Island in order to build a defense before his court date. The alleged incident began when police officers responded to a report...

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Jul

03

2012
An Ironic Role Reversal

An Ironic Role Reversal

In an ironic turn of events, an assistant DA in Brooklyn faces criminal charges following a traffic stop. It is not known if the man will hire a criminal defense lawyer or serve as his own defense. According to reports, Yaser Othman, a Brooklyn Assistant District Attorney, is facing criminal charges for resisting arrest and possession of marijuana. Officials indicated that the 41-year-old lawyer took a...

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