Criminal Defense

Troy Davis Execution Highly Controversial Event in Georgia

Troy Davis was executed in Georgia on Wednesday, September 21, despite huge protests and criminal justice appeals. Davis was convicted in 1991 of killing a police officer who was on

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Strauss-Kahn Admits to Moral Failing in Encounter With NY Maid

Dominique Strauss-Kahn (DSK) opened up in his first live television interview with a French network station. In the interview, DSK admitted that he had a inappropriate encounter with the New

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Six North Carolina Residents Accused of Robbing Pizza Hut

Six North Carolina residents are facing armed robbery charges after allegedly robbing a Pizza Hut last month in Brunswick County. On August 12, two men armed with dangerous weapons entered the Shallotte

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North Carolina Stepmom Pleads Guilty to Disabled Girl’s Murder

A 43-year-old stepmother from North Carolina has pled guilty to second degree murder in Catawba County Superior Court. She is accused of murdering her 10-year-old stepdaughter through undetermined means including

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North Carolina Man Suspected of Running Million Dollar Ponzi Scheme

A 50-year-old Salisbury, North Carolina, man has been indicted for running a Ponzi scheme that defrauded victims of more than $2.3 million, according to the federal indictment. The man allegedly

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Innocence Hearing Held for Two Who Pled Guilty to Murder Charges

Two men who pled guilty to second-degree murder charges will be arguing their case once again. The men were charged with the murder of a 51-year-old Fairview man in his

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Part II: Rape Charges Dismissed in Dominique Strauss-Kahn Case

Continuing this week’s previous post on the Dominique Strauss-Kahn (DSK) sexual assault allegation, this post will discuss the challenges facing the prosecution that ultimately led to the dismissal of all

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Part I: Rape Charges Dismissed in Dominique Strauss-Kahn Case

It appears that the case of Dominique Strauss-Kahn (DSK), the former head of the International Monetary Fund, has finally come to a close. All charges against DSK relating to the

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