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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 9th, 2016   The Lawyers of Distinction is pleased to announce that California State Bar Certified Criminal Law Specialist JAY LEIDERMAN of VENTURA, CALIFORNIA has been certified as a member.  The Lawyers of Distinction is recognized as the fastest growing community of distinguished lawyers in the United States.   Membership is limited […]

How did Jay Leiderman’s case, that of Commander X charged with a simple DDos protest on the County of Santa Cruz website, make it’s way to be the feature story of the September 2014 New Yorker magazine?   After 9 months of frequent calls, OTR encrypted chats, texts, emails and Skype sessions with author David […]

PENAL CODE SECTION 995 MOTION TO SET ASIDE INDICTMENT California Penal Code § 995 provides, in relevant part, that an indictment “shall be set aside” where (1) “it is not found, endorsed, and presented as prescribed in this code,” or (2) “the defendant has been indicted without reasonable or probable cause.”  “Preliminary hearings and Penal Code section 995 […]

Why is it forever necessary for one to defend a career choice?  On the Defense of Criminals is my personal statement, taking a historical and political view of why one would undertake the defense of criminals, and why every lawyer should, at least once in their career, undertake the endeavor. On the Defense of Criminals; An […]

SOME PEOPLE JUST WONT STOP SUING FOR NO REASON AT ALL OTHER THAN THEY ARE MISERABLE HUMAN BEINGS.  THEY ARE KNOWN AS VEXATIOUS LITIGANTS.  THIS IS A SHORT TREATISE ON NEW YORK LAW AND VEXATIOUS OR NUISANCE LITIGANTS. Much of this is taken from a post I wrote about New York vexatious and nuisance litigants […]

 

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