SUCCESS IN APPEAL OF FEDERAL DRUG CHARGE IN MOBILE ALABAMA

Government’s Appeal of Federal Drug Charge Dismissed On Bradford Ladner’s Motion A motion to dismiss filed by William K. Bradford ended a Federal drug charge appeal by the Government, and led to the dismissal of all drug charges against the client.  The client’s trial counsel had successfully argued a motion to suppress the evidence found […]

U. S. Supreme Court – Federal Jurisdiction and Military Bases

Supreme Court Rules on Federal Jurisdiction Question Regarding Military Bases’ Enforcement of 18 U.S.C. §1382 The United States Supreme Court issued an opinion in February regarding federal jurisdiction on military base issues in relation to a federal criminal statute making it a crime to reenter a military base once you have been ordered to stay […]

Supreme Court Certiorari Dissent Critical Of Alabama Death Penalty

Alabama Death Penalty Judicial Override Examined By Supreme Court Justice Justice Sonia Sotomayor authored a highly critical dissent concerning the Alabama Death Penalty Judicial Override on November 18, 2013 in the case of Mario Dion Woodward v. Alabama.  The United States Supreme Court as a whole declined to review Woodward’s conviction and death sentence.  However, […]