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The Benefits Of Filing Police Misconduct Cases In New York State Court

The question of whether to file a police misconduct case in Federal or State Court requires a balance of different factors and the applicable rules…

Posted by Michael Joseph on Feb 16, 2019

Supreme Court ruling requiring warrant for cellphone searches could lead to a flood of lawsuits

Carpenter v. United States is one of many cases involving the privacy of your cell phone data. In this case, police were able to obtain…

Posted by Michael Joseph on Sep 06, 2018

New York has New Rules for Identifications in Criminal Cases

Witness tampering, coaching  and suggestive  photo arrays by police officers and detectives in New York has become a major problem and a contributing cause to…

Posted by Michael Joseph on Sep 06, 2018

Former Suffolk County Police Chief At Helm Of Corruption

The Westchester Criminal lawyers with offices in the White Plains and midtown New York City are all too familiar with incidents involving police officers using excessive force on…

Posted by Michael Joseph on Dec 19, 2015

Rikers Correctional Officers Charged Criminally

This week two corrections officers at Rikers Island Correctional facility in New York City were criminally charged with orchestrating an attack on an inmate to…

Posted by Michael Joseph on Sep 23, 2015

Suppressed Identification Ordered By Brooklyn Judge

A Brooklyn Court has recently granted a motion to suppress the identification of a teenage boy who…

Posted by Michael Joseph on Jul 29, 2015

New Decision In New York Federal Court Rules FBI “Two-Minute Rule” Unlawful

New York City and Westchester federal criminal defense lawyers should be aware of a recent decision…

Posted by Michael Joseph on May 27, 2015

The Case For More Transparency In Grand Jury Proceedings

Under New York law, grand jury proceedings are secret and are controlled by the District Attorney whose presentation to the Grand Jury goes unchallenged. Being…

Posted by Michael Joseph on Jan 29, 2015

Can The City Of New York Force The NYPD To Behave Better

New York City’s council is considering passing a law which will require police who make stops of civilians during street encounters to identify themselves by…

Posted by Michael Joseph on Jan 07, 2015

New Policy Change For ICE Holds

The United State’s Attorney General issued a broad policy change this week concerning Immigration Customs Enforcement detainers on undocumented immigrants that are arrested for allegations…

Posted by Michael Joseph on Dec 07, 2014

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