Probationary Plea

Probationary Plea

In August 2022, were just able to negotiate a probationary plea for a client charged with a substantial amount of illegal drugs in the district of New Jersey. We have had several successes with compassionate release motions in both NJ and SDNY.  For example,  after we...
Grand Jury Investigations

Grand Jury Investigations

Many people enter the criminal justice arena without being charged with any crime.  One way this can happen is the result of Grand Jury investigations.  Assistant United States Attorneys investigate potential federal crimes and often attempt to have an Indictment...
U.S. v. Junior Abreu

U.S. v. Junior Abreu

U.S. v. Junior Abreu by Lorraine Gauli-Rufo. We are always searching for statutes and case law developments that help our clients.  A recent Third Circuit case dramatically helps our clients in New York and New Jersey federal clients who have prior convictions.  In...
Contact An Attorney

Contact An Attorney

Many of our clients contact an attorney because they are advised (or find out) that there is an ongoing investigation into potential federal criminal law violations revolving around them or their companies. While most criminal charges begin with an arrest, many people...
When will the Feds Legalize Marijuana?

When will the Feds Legalize Marijuana?

Last week, the House of Representatives passed a bill that would legalize marijuana by a 220-204 vote. However, this is not the first time such a bill passed the House in the last few years. The Democrats who are determined to get this bill passed will not get it...
Hemphill v. New York

Hemphill v. New York

Hemphill v. New York Earlier this month, the Supreme Court issued an opinion that will provide greater protections for criminal defendants proceeding to trial in New York. In Hemphill v. New York, the Court reaffirmed and expounded upon their settled doctrine...