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California State Bar Certified Criminal Law Specialist and Ventura County, California defense attorney Jay Leiderman is lead attorney for the “Mexican Mafia Case” – the largest ever prosecution in the history of Ventura County, California. In the case described below, “Operation Supernova” part 2, Luis Tapia got 300 years to life.  In the case pictured […]

Life in Lockup: An In-depth Look at Reasons for Incarceration in the U.S. From: Share this infographic on your site! Life in Lockup: An In-depth Look at Reasons for Incarceration in the U.S. The United States jails more of its citizens than any other country in the world. And the rate of incarceration has surged […]

A simple phrase from a sentencing hearing in a difficult high-profile case Sentencing hearings in criminal cases can be difficult.  Often in criminal law we see those before the court with clean records there by chance or bad luck. This case was perhaps neither. Jay’s client had a blood alcohol below the legal limit but […]

The story of Ukranian Freedom and the Louis Gonzalez case: a man falsely accused of rape and kidnap The Los Angeles Times featured Jay Leiderman’s case involving a man falsely accused of rape and kidnap: Part 1: Could this be happening? A man’s nightmare made real and Part 2: In this assault case, the puzzle pieces don’t […]

Jay Leiderman quoted in the Ventura County Star discussing the Edwin Mora case: Jay Leiderman has been the defense attorney for the lead defendant in the largest-ever prosecution in Ventura County, California.  The case is a consolidated prosecution of alleged members of local street gangs supposedly working together to commit extortion, assault and drug sales […]