REVERSAL IN DRUG TRAFFICKING CRIMINAL APPEAL

LIFE SENTENCE REVERSED ON DRUG TRAFFICKING APPEAL Court of Criminal Appeals holds drug dog sniff violates 4th Amendment Recent Court of Criminal Appeals decision reversed Bradford Ladner’s client’s life sentence for drug trafficking, holding the trial court made the wrong ruling when it denied a motion to suppress evidence from a search warrant.  Officers of [...]

Bradford Featured Speaker Speaking at AIM CLE Seminar 2012

Alabama Criminal Defense Attorney Bradford Speaks on Topic of Eyewitness Testimony Alabama Criminal Defense Attorney William K. “Chip” Bradford of Bradford Ladner, LLP. will speak at the 2012 Attorneys Insurance Mutual of the South, Inc. Seminar on November 30, 2012. Bradford will speak on Eyewitness Identification in Criminal trials.  Eyewitness identifications are used as evidence [...]

MAN FREED AFTER 19 YEARS IN PRISON

CRIMINAL APPEAL FREES MAN AFTER 19 YEARS IN PRISON The Los Angeles times reports that a post conviction criminal appeal has freed a man after 19 years in prison on a murder charge. During his years in prison John Edwards Smith maintained his innocence in connection with a drive-by shooting. Smith insisted that he was [...]