Jay Leiderman Quoted from the essay “On the Defense of Criminals” “It is fashionable always to cast aspersion upon those that defend persons accused of committing crimes. The viler the accused crime, the more vigorous defense the accused needs, yet, at the same time, the more vitriol the defense attorney will face. I cannot speak […]
In October of 2012 I got an email requesting an interview. I get asked a lot of questions about a lot of topics, so I figured the reported, Luke Allnut, just wanted to ask me about how unjust the American criminal justice is, or about medical marijuana, or any of the various criminal law that […]
I’ve become well known as an advocate for changing certain computer laws – especially the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act or “CFAA.” This act was codified as 18 USC 1030 in 1984. Believe it or not, this was, in part, a reaction to the movie “War Games.” In 1984, there were few places one could […]
Carlos Gabrielle Ventura, 23, is believed to be in Reno, Nevada. The US Marshalls are involved because the case has invoked interstate jurisdiction. Ventura is accused of “homicide, felony possession of a firearm and parole violations.” Specifics of the homicide aren’t yet available.
Why does Criminal Defense Lawyer Jay Leiderman choose to represent activists and hackers? This interview that appeared int eh Cryptosphere answers those questions. The fabulous Raincoaster did an interview with me when I was leaving prison. I was visiting an inmate, I wasn’t incarcerated. We were at this tiny airport where they land only tiny […]