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Ventura attorney represents high-profile hackers in a red-hot area of the law Read more on Jay Leiderman: http://www.vcstar.com/news/2013/mar/23/ventura-attorney-represents-high-profile-hackers/?partner=RSS#ixzz2PXSIC5oa – vcstar.com  By Tony Biasotti Posted March 23, 2013  PHOTOS OF JAY LEIDERMAN BY TROY HARVEY, VENTURA COUNTY STAR Jay Leiderman, a criminal defense attorney, checks his iPad for an update on a case in his Ventura office. […]

Duress

Petitioner fits the applicable legal standards for duress.  “[T]he leading California case regarding the applicability of the duress defense to a charge of prison escape [is] People v. Lovercamp (1974) 43 Cal.App.3d 823[.]” (People v. Pena (1983) 149 Cal.App.3d Supp. 14, 22.)  Lovercamp is similar to our case in a number of respects. “Defendant and […]

Police say Mexican Mafia prison gang led crime ring in Ventura County http://www.vcstar.com/news/2012/nov/27/one-man-led-large-prison-crime-ring-in-ventura/?print=1 Police say Mexican Mafia prison gang led crime ring in Ventura County By Jennifer Letzer Originally published 12:50 p.m., November 27, 2012 Updated 05:32 p.m., November 27, 2012 A 39-year-old man in an out-of-state prison directed a crime ring in Ventura County […]

A defendant is rendered ineffective assistance of counsel if he or she rejects a favorable plea bargain due to “misadvice from defense counsel.” People v. Miralrio, 167 Cal.App.4th 448, 461 (2008); see In re Alvernaz, 2 Cal.4th 924 (1992); People v. Goodwillle, 147 Cal.App.4th 695, 734 (2007) (incorrect information from court and prosecutor). This has […]

False charges and a man looking at life in prison.  Jay Leiderman’s case from 2008 and on. Could this be happening? A man’s nightmare made real Louis Gonzalez III stood accused of unspeakable acts: kidnapping, torture, sexual assault. If convicted, he faced life behind bars. Simi ValleyDetective David Del Marto By Christopher Goffard, Los Angeles […]

 

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