Archive for the 'Sacramento Criminal Defense' Category

DEA and ATF use of “informants” subject of Congressional hearings starting today.

Apr 03, 2017 Posted Under: Sacramento Criminal Defense

Congress will hear testimony from Inspector General on use of informants by ATF and DEA. The transcripts of the hearings and the reports should be obtained by any federal criminal defense practitioner. The link on the House Oversight Committee is found here. USE OF CONFIDENTIAL INFORMANTS AT ATF AND DEA Full House Committee on Oversight […]

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Asset forfetiure making its way to US Supreme Court

Apr 03, 2017 Posted Under: Sacramento Criminal Defense

Great article here on Supreme Court’s concern with asset forfeiture. The U.S. Supreme Court receives thousands of appeals from the nation’s lower courts each year. It declines to hear almost all of them. But for Justice Clarence Thomas, one of those rejected cases earlier this month gave him the chance to challenge a widely criticized […]

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State Bar Coming After Prosecutor Misconduct

Apr 03, 2017 Posted Under: Sacramento Criminal Defense

In this link, the State Bar is filing against a criminal prosecutor for hiding evidence. If this sticks, this could start quite a bit of State Bar litigation on the subject in the future. Former L.A. City Attorney accused of prosecutor misconduct The State Bar of California has filed disciplinary charges against a former Los […]

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Sacramento Criminal Defense Attorneys Reichel & Plesser In The News On Federal Criminal Case

May 23, 2013 Posted Under: Sacramento Criminal Defense

The Sacramento Criminal Defense Law Firm of Reichel & Plesser is fortunate enough to represent a pretty good guy, charged in federal court. Johnny Poland case featured by clicking here: http://www.news10.net/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=246030 Tahoe cop pleads to witness tampering 5:13 PM, May 22, 2013 | 4 comments • • •- A A A + C. Johnson •FILED […]

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Sacramento attorney Mark Reichel featured on local news before taking murder case

May 23, 2013 Posted Under: Sacramento Criminal Defense

The office was interviewed today, Mark Reichel, Sacramento Criminal Defense Attorney, on CBS 13 Sacramento about the murder case. Soon thereafter, Reichel & Plesser, L.L.P., Sacramento criminal and civil attorneys, were hired to represent the defendant. Here’s the story and link. http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2013/05/13/defense-attorney-advises-leila-fowlers-family-to-find-legal-counsel/

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Supreme Court Rules Blood Draw Requires A Warrant

Apr 17, 2013 Posted Under: Sacramento Criminal Defense

Sacramento criminal defense attorneys Mark Reichel and Steve Plesser, at the Sacramento Law Offices of Reichel, Plesser L.L.P., are thrilled with this outcome. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/18/us/court-rules-warrants-are-needed-to-draw-blood-in-drunken-driving-cases.html?hp&_r=0 Court Rules Warrants Are Needed to Draw Blood in Drunken-Driving Cases By ADAM LIPTAK Published: April 17, 2013 The full 48 page SCOTUS opinion is online @ http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/12pdf/11-1425_cb8e.pdf) WASHINGTON — The […]

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“Stingers,” Temporary Or “Fake” Cell Phone Towers Used By Law Enforcement To Capture Cell Phone Data Requires A Warrant

Mar 28, 2013 Posted Under: Sacramento Criminal Defense

Sacramento criminal defense attorneys Mark Reichel and Steve Plesser want the legal profession, criminal defense clients and the courts, to know about this very interesting issue: LAW & DISORDER / CIVILIZATION & DISCONTENTS New e-mails reveal Feds not “forthright” about fake cell tower devices E-mails could have implications for accused tax fraudster caught via “stingray.” […]

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Fourth Amendment Violated By Dog Sniff On Front Porch of Home

Mar 28, 2013 Posted Under: Sacramento Criminal Defense

Opinion issued in Florida v. Jardines (Updated) Prior to hearing oral argument in the Proposition 8 case this morning, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Florida v. Jardines, the other dog sniff case (Florida v. Harris was decided last month). In an opinion written by Justice Scalia, the Court affirmed the Florida Supreme […]

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Should Sacramento Criminal Defense Attorneys Consider Suing Sacramento County Jail? Opposition even by FBI to “solitary confinement.”

Mar 19, 2013 Posted Under: Sacramento Criminal Defense

Found this interesting. For more, check out Reichel and Plesser, L.L.P. criminal and civil attorneys in Sacramento. Here Growing Opposition to Solitary Confinement Members of California Families to Abolish Solitary Confinement (CFASC). Kneeling from left to right: Beth Witrogen and Michele Martinez; Standing: Cynthia Machado, Liz Evans, Irene Huerta, Becky Padilla, Pickles Camacho, Dolores Canales. […]

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Hans Blix: Iraq War A Terrible Mistake: Office Bugged By Bush Admin Prior To Invasion Of Iraq

Mar 19, 2013 Posted Under: Sacramento Criminal Defense

I have never posted a purely political post before, but this is worth it. The 10th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq reveals this amazing story from Hans Blix, head of the United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission from March 2000 to June 2003. Astonishing read about weapons of mass destruction and Al Queda […]

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