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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 […]

Jay Leiderman quoted in the Daily Dot 25 August 2016.  Jay is a frequent commentator in various forms of media.  He is regarded as an expert in the computer fraud and abuse act (CFAA) codified at 18 USC 1030. Here’s how much prison time the Leslie Jones hackers could face if they’re caught (Jay Leiderman […]

Avoid the pitfalls of hiring the wrong attorney; learn how to hire a great criminal defense lawyer Encountering the criminal justice system can be one of the most challenging and stressful periods of your life.  Selecting the right criminal defense lawyer for yourself or a friend or family member can be one of the most […]

MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES REGARDING DEFENDANT’S ABILITY TO USE THE MEDICAL MARIJUANA DEFENSE (PROP 215 and SB 420) VIA TESTIMONY OF A CONFIDENTIAL INFORMANT STATEMENT OF FACTS Defendant is charged with providing medical marijuana to a friend that he knew to be a recommended and approved patient.  Defendant is a grower and transporting member […]

Rules for Sentencing a Criminal Defendant Decisions related to sentencing a criminal defendant that criminal courts must take into account include “the nature of the offense and/or the offender, with particular regard to the degree of danger both present to society.” In re Rodriguez (1975) 14 Cal.3d 639, 654, quoting In re Lynch (1972) 8 […]