Bales, Zimmerman And Trial By Media R...

Seattle defense lawyer John Crowley of The Crowley Law Firm PLLC was recently interviewed by noted Seattle journalist Linda Thomas of KIRO News regarding the criminal defense attorneys view of such high-profile cases as the George Zimmerman-Trayvon Martin shooting and the American soldier accused of a massacre of civilians in Afghanistan, Robert Bales. Our piece on Trial By Media was...
Read More

Search And Seizure – Washington St...

In a further clarification of the right to privacy in Washington State, The State Supreme Court ruled 8-1 that “…the search for evidence of the crime-of-arrest does not qualify as an acceptable warrantless search, and they rejected arguments of prosecutors from around the state who warned in pleadings that forcing officers to obtain warrants to search a car after every...
Read More

Trial By Media – Opinion From Seat...

The Trayvon Martin, Robert Bales and Amanda Knox cases show why the search for the truth won’t to be found in the taking of sides based solely on press reports. Regardless of how you perceive these recent high profile cases, and whether your information comes from this side or that, the true resolution of these cases should come within the criminal justice system. As Seattle criminal...

Seattle Defense Lawyer News — Wher...

The Crowley Law Firm PLLC, criminal defense attorneys practicing in Washington State, with offices in Yakima, WA, is well aware of  the defense for clients under the “stand your ground” doctrine. However it came to be may surprise you. An excellent piece from KNDU in Spokane gives this now controversial doctrine some context. “In Washington, it came from our State...

Probation And Parole — New Program...

Washington State is poised to become the first state to have a novel new program for dealing with probation and parole violations. It includes swift and sure justice for offenders of probation or parole but also has shown in the experimental program to reduce drug use and recidivism. Modeled after a program in Hawaii, violators would be subject to immediate arrest and incarceration...
Read More

« Previous