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My Turn: Packing prisons is bad policy

...need to be considered by a much wider audience.This session was presented by Carmen Gutierrez, a former criminal defense attorney and deputy commissioner with the Alaska Department of Corrections, and a gentleman from Georgia named Thomas...
My Turn: Attacking Public Defenders for doing their job is a disservice to all is to argue those facts to the best of their ability on behalf of the government and the defendant. A criminal defense attorney has an ethical duty to advocate for an appropriate sentence by examining both the unique features of the case...
Months after drug bust, Juneau couple faces charges

...Valle-Arnes was arraigned Thursday in Juneau federal court, and a not guilty plea was entered on her behalf. Juneau criminal defense attorney Julie Willoughby was appointed to represent her since the federal public defender agency could not due to a...
'Boxing coach' dodges assault charge in the court's eyes no crime had occurred. "Essentially, it was found that what John did was not criminal," defense attorney Jonah Morningstar said. "That was what we had been saying all along, and we tried to reach out to the prosecutor...
JPD had sought homicide charge in Auke Lake death

...the accident. Dallas recommended he talk to a counselor if he felt he needed one.The man later retained a criminal defense attorney, Julie Willoughby, according to the report.Police seized the inner tube, jet skis and rope as evidence...
Big brother moves in

...perjury charges if they don't talk. "I spent yesterday working with our immigration clinic director and local criminal defense attorneys to organize legal representation for the students who are being swept into the hunt for co-conspirators...
A letter to Matthew McConaughey

...good money down that they enjoyed director Brad Furman's finished product on screen as well. Mick Haller, a criminal defense attorney in Los Angeles that cruises around in a black Lincoln Town Car, is a juicy character. He is divorced from...
Longtime Public Defender Meachum dies

A prominent criminal defense attorney, who served the Alaska Public Defender Agency in Juneau for 26 years, has died.Robert Francis Meachum died Tuesday from a combination...
Cases challenge legality of anti-"smurfing" statute

...medication over the counter in past months, stretching back a "substantial" period of time, according to a criminal defense attorney who argued the search and the statute that allowed it was illegal. Prosecutors are pushing back, saying no...
BP reaches dumping settlement

...Times said. The status of BP employees who have been under investigation is still unclear. Several have hired criminal defense attorneys in Seattle. Since the dumping was discovered, BP has adopted new policies on record keeping, supervision...


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