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DUI – Prescription Drugs & Drugged Driving: What Should You Know When most people think of DUI, they associate it with drinking and driving. However, in all U.S. states, someone can be charged with some form of DUI for operating a vehicle while under the influence or prescription drugs or other controlled substances. This could […]

Monday, August 19, 2013 Remarks Made at the Jeremy Hammond / Barrett Brown Fundraiser 19 August 2013 New York We live in times where our liberties are ever threatened.  Where the individual is presumed to yield to the state. Things that should not have ever been forgotten have, until recently, seemingly been lost to history. […]

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, […]

Failure-to-Recall Instruction At defendant’s competency trial, all the experts agreed that defendant appeared to suffer from impaired memory. Therefore, at the prosecution’s request, the jury was instructed: “The inability to recall facts or information does not in and of itself render a defendant incompetent to stand trial; however, it is a factor to be considered […]

How did Jay Leiderman’s case, that of Commander X charged with a simple DDos protest on the County of Santa Cruz website, make it’s way to be the feature story of the September 2014 New Yorker magazine?   After 9 months of frequent calls, OTR encrypted chats, texts, emails and Skype sessions with author David […]