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Entries from August 2007

Legal Ethics Information & Websites

August 23rd, 2007 · No Comments

ETHICS AUTHORITIES ON-LINE NATIONAL GROUPS American Bar Association (ABA) – http://www.abanet.org/cpr/pubs/ethicopinions.html –Summaries of Formal Ethics Opinions of the ABA’s Standing Committee on Ethics and Prof. Resp. (including links to obtain opinions). National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers – http://www.nacdl.org/private.nsf/Committees/ethics?OpenDocument- Ethics Opinions of the NACDL Ethics Advisory Committee, frequently asked questions, and advice regarding the analysis […]

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Bogus Prosecution Costs the Feds $$$

August 21st, 2007 · 1 Comment

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTSOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Plaintiff,versus CRIMINAL CASE H-04-126-I JOHN ANTHONY CLARO, et al., Defendant. Opinion of Defense Fees and Expenses 1. Introduction. The United States Attorney indicted an Oklahoma business man in conscious indifference to the legal and factual basis of the charges that they brought against him. […]

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Confrontation Clause Alive & Well in Dallas

August 8th, 2007 · No Comments

Note: There are some judges who actually believe that the Confrontation Clause to the United States Constitution does not apply to domestic violence cases. [Perhaps these judges can explain how to cross-examine hearsay].Fortunately, the Dallas Court of Appeals begs to differ. Perhaps the Crawford case should be required reading for new judges. Last time I […]

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