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Jury Awards Plaintiff Largest Amount of Damages in Napa County History

Sacramento injury attorneys Richard Chan & Parker White convince jury that previous conviction was incorrect and jury awards 00000 to plaintiff. On 3/9/2010 Lloyd Godwin, Gregory Decaro and their employer ColloPack Solutions, LLC of Napa were found liable for the death of Jennifer Haden. The jury awarded damages of 00000 to her brother William Haden for her wrongful death. Media originally blasted William McDonough as the driver who caused the accident which occurred on 3/20/07. Napa DA & Napa County Sherriff’s Department investigated and prosecuted only McDonough when they were aware other drivers were involved. Plaintiff Lawyer Richard Chan reinvestigated the accident hiring experts and interviewing witnesses exposing incorrect conclusions in the criminal trial of McDonough by the Napa County Sherriff’s Department. Chan filed a civil lawsuit on 3/20/09 and exposed the incorrect conclusion by Investigating Officer Chris Carlisle that the accident was caused by McDonough. The IO attributed the skid marks at the scene to the wrong car. It was proven at the civil trial that the IO’s were aware of the mistaken conclusions on skid marks. These conclusions were not provided to McDonough or his attorney during the criminal case. McDonough was convicted of manslaughter while unaware the original investigation reports were incorrect. In civil depositions and at the civil trial Carlisle admitted under oath to Chan & White that he was in fact aware that the original
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Breaking News: Free Informational video on New York Divorce and Child Custody in the Works



New York Divorce Lawyer Lisa Beth Older, Esq.


New York (PRWEB) August 29, 2009

Lisa Beth Older is now in the processing of writing and eventually producing a sequel to the previously released New York divorce DVD entitled Divorce Tactics with Lisa Beth Older.

New York divorce attorney Lisa Beth Older, Esq. says that “the new Divorce DVD will deal primarily with issues of interest in areas of divorce and custody” law in New York State”.

This new production idea came about, in part, due to the enormous success of broadcasting the prior New York divorce and New York custody DVD. The DVD will include topics ranging from New York equitable distribution, New York child support, and New York child custody and will further include free information on available domestic violence resources. It will also deal with father’s rights and the “remedies affordable under collaborative divorce and mediation.”

Please check her website for up and coming information as to this new production and the projected release date. When the DVD is completed it will be posted on line and will contain free valuable consumer information about divorce and custody law in New York State. A release date has not yet been set, as interviews are still ongoing. The Law Offices of Lisa Beth Older, working in conjunction with Soul Mate Studios, is also collaborating on a divorce radio station which will be broadcasted weekly on her website.

“Not everyone can afford to consult with an attorney before deciding whether to go through a divorce.” That is why I enjoy sharing as much information as possible on New York divorce law and New York child custody law. The information contained in the two upcoming productions is informational in nature, and should not be substituted for sound legal advice from a lawyer familiar with your individual case. Lisa Beth Older also practices as a New York appellate Lawyer in high profile divorce cases in New York City and Brooklyn New York. Lisa Beth Older, Esq. maintains law offices in New York City, New York. Her web site can be reviewed at www.nycdivorcelawyer.net.

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Attorney Brad LaMorgese reviews the benefits of being both a trial and an appellate attorney

Dallas family law attorney Brad LaMorgese reviews the benefits of being both trial and an appellate lawyer. McCurley Orsinger McCurley Nelson & Downing LLP, a nationally prominent law firm, is committed to providing its clients with personalized legal services in all family law matters. To learn more about the attorneys at McCurley Orsinger, visit the firm’s website at www.momnd.com .
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Help with me answer these please!!!!!?


by Lubbock Democrats

Question by jocool: Help with me answer these please!!!!!?
Its for a take home quiz for my Criminal Law Class. Its open book but my book hasn’t gotten here yet!!!

Name:
Chapter 2

True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.

1.

Only those persons accused of felonies have a constitutional right to retain lawyers for their defense.

2.

Appellate courts are primarily fact-finding bodies.

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

3.

At the national level, the ____ is the primary agency empowered to investigate violations of federal criminal laws.
a.
Federal Bureau of Investigation
b.
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
c.
Secret Service
d.
Immigration and Naturalization Service

4.

The official who heads the U.S. Department of Justice is the ____.
a.
Barrister General
b.
Attorney General
c.
Solicitor General
d.
Minister of Justice

5.

Pretrial proceedings in the federal district courts and trials of federal misdemeanors are often handled by ____ who are appointed by federal district judges.
a.
magistrate judges
b.
referees
c.
special masters
d.
none of these

6.

In addition to the FBI, federal law enforcement agencies include the ____.
a.
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
b.
the Bureau of Indian Affairs
c.
the Customs Service
d.
all of these

7.

Crimes committed by persons who are ____ are ordinarily prosecuted before courts-martial.
a.
on Indian reservations
b.
on federal reservations
c.
in the civil service
d.
in the military services

8.

Decisions of courts-martial are reviewed by military courts of review in each branch of the armed forces and in certain instances appeals are heard by the United States ____.
a.
Court of International Justice
b.
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
c.
Claims Court
d.
Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

9.

The abuses that came to be associated with juvenile courts were addressed by the Supreme Court in the landmark case of ____.
a.
In re Gault (1967)
b.
Gideon v. Wainwright (1963)
c.
Ex Parte Hull (1979)
d.
Mapp v. Ohio (1961)

10.

In McKeiver v. Pennsylvania (1971), the Supreme Court refused to extend the right to ____ to juvenile proceedings.
a.
counsel
b.
speedy and public trial
c.
trial by jury
d.
cross-examination

11.

Federal statutes are published in the ____, an annual publication dating from 1789 in which federal statutes are arranged in order of their adoption.
a.
Federal Register
b.
Code of Federal Regulations
c.
Supreme Court Reporter
d.
United States Statutes at Large

12.

The most popular compilation of the federal law used by lawyers, judges, and criminal justice professionals is the ____.
a.
Federal Register
b.
Code of Federal Regulations
c.
U.S. Code Annotated
d.
Compendium of Federal Legislation

13.

Congress’s legislative power may be divided into two broad categories: enumerated and ____ powers.
a.
concurrent
b.
inherent
c.
plenary
d.
implied

14.

Because statutes are necessarily written in general language, legislation often requires judicial ____.
a.
diversion
b.
interpretation
c.
prohibition
d.
asportation

15.

Because legislative bodies have enacted vast numbers of laws defining offenses that are ____, statutory interpretation assumes an importance largely unknown to the English common law.
a.
mens rea
b.
strict constructionist
c.
lex non scripta
d.
mala prohibita

16.

The most frequent maxim applied by courts in determining legislative intent is the ____ rule.
a.
original package
b.
plain meaning
c.
nolle prosequi
d.
unit

17.

In determining the meaning of the statutory term “____,” a court would ordinarily look to the common law, which defined the term to mean “an enclosed space surrounding a dwelling.”
a.
domicile
b.
homestead
c.
curtilage
d.
residence

18.

Corrections systems include ____.
a.
agencies that supervise probation and parole
b.
public defender offices
c.
criminal courts
d.
none of these

19.

When state legislatures adopt statutes, they are published in volumes known as ____.
a.
reporters
b.
session laws
c.
syllabi
d.
digests

20.

Defense attorneys perform all of the following functions except ____.
a.
courtroom advocacy
b.
plea negotiation
c.
testifying on behalf of clients
d.
protecting defendants’ rights
I already found
three and four.
Oh and if your gonna be a smart ass about it. Don’t answer.

Best answer:

Answer by TH [★]
Yahoo Answers is not for other people to do your homework.

I can only help with language but i suggest putting this is the law section because thats where youll get correct answers.

Or you could just google it and do that work that was assigned

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Tips, Tricks & Techniques for Amicus Briefs: What Appellate Lawyers Need to Know About Why to File an Amicus Brief and How to Get the Court’s Attention Once You Do

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BEST LAWYERS NAMES TWO LUCE FORWARD PARTNERS 2011 SAN DIEGO LAWYERS OF THE YEAR
SAN DIEGO (November 3, 2010) – Charles A. Bird and Phillip L. Jelsma, partners with Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps LLP, were named two of the 2011 San Diego Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers, one of the oldest and most respected peer-reviewed publications in the legal profession.
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You should have called me sooner.(use of appellate lawyers): An article from: Florida Bar Journal

You should have called me sooner.(use of appellate lawyers): An article from: Florida Bar Journal

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Title: You should have called me sooner.(use of appellate lawyers)
Author: Raymond T., Jr. Elligett
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Date: July 1, 1999
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