March 31, 2021
D.C. Superior Court has again extended the judicial emergency, this time through May 10, 2021. The Court will expand some operations.
March 27, 2021
Everything you need to know (webpages, emails and phone numbers) to navigate your way around D.C. Superior Court’s Criminal Division during the pandemic.
March 21, 2021
Meet my new investigator Bob. I think you will like him. Because every defendant deserves a good defense.
March 4, 2021
I have to be careful — as I grow more experienced and continue to age –that I don’t turn into the stereotype of the cranky old criminal defense lawyer.
March 1, 2021
It is reversible error for the trial judge to prohibit the defendant from testifying that he was acting in self-defense when the court had already concluded that the arresting officer had not used excessive force.
February 28, 2021
Although a person can always revoke consent to a warrantless search, such a withdrawal of permission must be clearly and unequivocally communicated. So held the D.C. Court of Appeals in Ford v. United States.
February 11, 2021
There is a “buyer’s agent” defense in D.C. after all – at least with respect to drug distribution charges involving marijuana.
February 8, 2021
Because the grandmother is deaf, she does not hear the police officers assembling on the front porch of her rowhouse.
January 15, 2021
Chief Judge Anita Josey-Herring has issued an order extending the pandemic-related judicial emergency in D.C. Superior Court through March 31, 2021.
January 10, 2021
Kevin McCarthy wants unity? The ball is in his court. He should start by acknowledging that he was wrong to propogate the lie of a rigged election. He should start with an apology.