Pitchess is a very powerful tool to obtain confidential files from police agencies such as Internal Affairs reports. Yet, many lawyers do not file them.
Prosecutors across the state of California are engaging in a controversial practice. They are charging individuals that sell drugs with murder when the buyer dies of a fentanyl overdose.
California law prohibits dating services from making any “willful and fraudulent or misleading information or advertisements.” And it provides for three times your actual damages.
The doctrine of Qualified Immunity shields peace officers from civil rights lawsuits if there was no prior case that informed the officer his or her conduct was unconstitutional. Here is what happened when the police knowingly arrested the wrong person.
Eight weeks of trial with the Hon. Napoleon A. Jones, Jr., against the United States Attorney’s Office and the Department of Justice White Collar Crime Trial Team from Washington D.C.