A new report by NYT identifies the American incarceration epidemic as one of the greatest public health challenges of our time.
Following motion practice and oral argument, persuaded a court to vacate a felony narcotics conviction based on a man’s denial of the effective assistance of counsel. As a result of the court’s decision, the man was able to avoid deportation and remain in the United States with his family and children.
Secured a dismissal of an indictment where a man was charged with rape.
Secured a deferred prosecution and dismissal of the indictment by federal prosecutors for a client charged in a money laundering conspiracy.
Secured an alternative to incarceration and participation in a program operated by the Fortune Society for a man charged with trafficking firearms.
Secured an alternative to incarceration sentence after persuading federal prosecutors to allow a woman, with a history of drug abuse and charged in a narcotics conspiracy where she faced a 10 year mandatory minimum sentence, to plead guilty to a lesser charge and participate in a residential drug treatment program.
Secured a plea to a misdemeanor charge after a woman was charged with Assault in the Second Degree and other related charges in two separate indictments.
Secured a plea to Vehicular Assault and a probationary sentence where a man seriously injured two young women after driving intoxicated.
Secured a plea to Vehicular Assault and other related charges, and a sentence of 10 months incarceration where a man injured eight people, three of them seriously, after driving intoxicated. After zealous advocacy and early investigation, over objection by the prosecution who sought a sentence of 6 years imprisonment, we were to persuade the judge that a sentence of less than one year imprisonment was appropriate based on the client’s criminal history and relevant mitigating factors.