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Jay Leiderman on prosecutorial discretion and the lack of its exercise in CFAA cases “The days of ‘Let’s haul this kid in front of the judge, scare him and send him home with a warning’ are long since gone,” says attorney Jay Leiderman. “ Prosecutorial discretion is a great thing if it’s exercised, but it […]

I am a California Bar Board of Legalization Certified Criminal Law Specialist who dedicates himself to the principle that everyone deserves the best defense they can get. I strive to provide that, and I have enjoyed a lot of success over the years. My practice centers upon areas wherein I protect personal liberties from the […]

Ross Ulbricht and the Mystery of the Disappearing Silk Road Murder Charges Ross Ulbricht was initially charged with solicitation of murder along with a bevy of other drug trafficking charges. A year later, after motions were filed by Ulbrict’s defense attorney Josh Dratel, a superseding indictment was filed, and the salacious murder charges were dropped. […]

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 […]