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Blacks on the witness stand in Georgia in 1962: The Unsworn Statement Jay, I read your your twitter I was very interested in the one picture you posted about how slaves collecting the offering in church had to have one hand behind their back to keep them from stealing. Most jurors didn’t know about the […]

A defendant is rendered ineffective assistance of counsel if he or she rejects a favorable plea bargain due to “misadvice from defense counsel.” People v. Miralrio, 167 Cal.App.4th 448, 461 (2008); see In re Alvernaz, 2 Cal.4th 924 (1992); People v. Goodwillle, 147 Cal.App.4th 695, 734 (2007) (incorrect information from court and prosecutor). This has […]

After Signing a Plea Deal, Barrett Brown Could Leave Prison This Year     Written by DANIEL STUCKEY @danstuckeydaniel@motherboard.tv April 4, 2014 // 12:20 AM CET       Illustration by Dell Cameron On Monday, US Attorney Sarah Saldaña filed a superseding indictment in the government’s case against Barrett Brown. “It’s conceivable,” attorney Jay Leiderman told me yesterday, […]

PURSUANT TO THE LAW SURROUNDING SECTION 11(c)(1)(c) THE COURT AND GOVERNMENT INDEPENDENTLY OR JOINTLY  HAVE THE POWER TO ACCEPT THE PLEA BUT  NONETHELESS REDUCE THE PENALTY IMPOSED Normally, the basis of sentencing is the judge’s consideration of the Guidelines applicable to the offense, along with their examination of the §3553 factors. Peugh v. United States, 133 S.Ct. […]