In Mashaud v. Boone, the D.C. Court of Appeals limited the scope of unprotected speech under District’s stalking statute to threats, obscenity, defamation, fraud, incitement, and speech integral to criminal conduct.
From the Latin for “elsewhere,” an alibi defense is based on the physical impossibility of a defendant’s guilt: the defendant could not have committed the crime because he or she was somewhere else at that same time.
The defendant “poked” the complainant somewhere on the body after having been specifically admonished not to do so. Such an “offensive touching” constituted a criminal assault.
The court’s ability to hear a CPO matter in Washington, D.C. requires proof of an “intra-family offense” with sufficient connection to the District.
It is almost as if our former President intentionally peppers his unhinged and whiny tweets with spelling and grammatical errors. He wants to show his devoted followers he is just like they are.
Yes, Marjorie Taylor Greene, there is a two-tiered justice system in effect at the D.C. jail. Unlike their black and brown counterparts at the Central Detention Facility, the J6 defendants are being held in relative comfort at the Correctional Treatment Facility.
Retiring D.C. Superior Court Judge William Nooter was honored at a surprise farewell for him.
Here are the 2023 judicial assignments for the Criminal Division of D.C. Superior Court.
Sometimes you need to say things for no other reason than that the client will hear you.
Given my experience with county prosecutors in Philadelphia and Virginia, it was a welcome surprise to begin working with Assistant U.S. Attorneys in D.C.