Category Archives: Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense
Jul 10, 2019

Criminal defense can focus on rehabilitation in juvenile crime

Violence is a significant part of Louisiana’s landscape. Video games that are pervasive among youth and the proliferation of guns may contribute to the increase in crimes allegedly committed by juveniles and the need for compassion in their criminal defense. A child who is suspected of…

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Jun 04, 2019

The Big Easy, one-way streets and criminal defense

New Orleans’ nickname, the Big Easy, stems from its reputation as a fun city where the good times roll. Bourbon Street is the focal point for the good times in the city. On occasion, trouble breaks out that can cause the police to have to…

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May 16, 2019

Criminal defense and juvenile crime

Gun violence continues to be a significant problem in Louisiana and in other states across the country. The number of gun deaths does not appear to be decreasing. A recent incident in New Orleans involving a juvenile ended badly. The accused in the case may…

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May 08, 2019

College students find themselves in need of criminal defense

Students have recently been arrested and charged with crimes at Dillard University located in Louisiana. The alleged crimes involve rape and sexual assault. There are at least four active cases being investigated by the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD). The students charged may be in…

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Feb 05, 2019

Recent arrestees likely focused on criminal defense

Mardi Gras 2019 is fast approaching. New Orleans is a favorite destination for those seeking to have a good time before the season of Lent begins. New Orleans has been the scene of great revelry and also significant crime during the Mardi Gras celebrations. Those…

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Jan 30, 2019

Recent roundup leaves scores in need of criminal defense

The New Orleans Police Department recently conducted a roundup of individuals suspected of committing a variety of criminal offenses. The sweep resulted in the arrest of 45 people throughout the city, some of whom are facing charges for murder, attempted murder and other serious charges.…

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Jan 14, 2019

Youthful indiscretion can lead to need for criminal defense

One’s teen years are supposed to be a time of adventure, risk-taking and self-discovery. Too often that can lead a young person down the wrong path. When that path runs afoul of the law, it can leave a young person facing the reality of needing…

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Nov 21, 2018

Mental illness can be a factor in criminal defense

Violent crime is a fact of life in Louisiana and around the country. Any one accused of committing a violent crime is entitled to a criminal defense. This includes a man who was recently arrested and is formally accused in a case of double homicide.…

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Nov 12, 2018

Robbery suspects can benefit from a criminal defense

When a robbery occurs, an investigation frequently begins with information garnered from witness accounts. The information collected can lead to arrests based on the information provided by a witness. This was the case in a recent incident in McKenzie County, Louisiana. According the Constitution of…

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Oct 22, 2018

Repeat DUI offenders benefit from strong criminal defense

Penalties for drunk driving convictions in Louisiana are strict to begin with. Even a first offense can mean mandatory jail and the potential for thousands in fines as well as other consequences. It is understandable that subsequent convictions can bring severe penalties, so building a…

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