In a case closely watched by the white collar defense community, a U.S. appeals court has overturned the convictions of two former hedge managers who were believed to have been guilty of insider trading of technology stocks. Insufficient Evidence toContinue reading Insider Trading Convictions Overturned
Dennis Derr, a sexual assault detective from the Los Angeles Police Department, committed suicide after being accused of allegations of molesting two of his relatives. Suicide Derr, 52, was found dead on Thanksgiving in his car in the parking lotContinue reading LAPD Sexual Assault Detective Suicide
On December 10, hundreds of law enforcement officers spread out across East Los Angeles to raid homes in a search for 38 gang members believe to be tied to the Mexican Mafia and the Big Hazard gang. Those arrested have beenContinue reading FBI Targets Mexican Mafia Members for Numerous Crimes
L.A.’s Loyola Marymount University, citing evidence of sexual assaults, is warning students avoid events that are affiliated with an unrecognized, off-campus fraternity. Rape Report A rape report was sent to 9,395 students and other members of the LMU campus community. An investigationContinue reading Rape Allegations at LA University
Lena Dunham writes of her sexual assault in her controversial memoir, “Not That Kind of Girl.” Sexual Assault Victims The “Girls” creator, 28, said she was inspired by the courage of other rape survivors to write of her own sexualContinue reading Lena Dunham Recounts Sexual Assault in Book
Blake Griffin’s attorney told a judge he has completed his investigation into a man’s claim that the basketball star assaulted him inside a Las Vegas Strip nightclub. Assault and Battery Case The Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Pro Tem WilliamContinue reading Griffin Assault Charge
As the University of Virginia scrambles to work out the campus rape scandal that has shaken the school and the nation, administrators are considering possible solutions, including student drinking bans. But will banning alcohol on campus create other, perhaps larger,Continue reading Will Banning Alcohol Stop Campus Rape?
In light of the recent sexual assault allegations that have emerged surrounding Bill Cosby, the LAPD takes a closer look at old sexual assault cases. Cosby Sexual Assault Allegations In the case of the Cosby allegations, it was assumed thatContinue reading Cosby: Proof for Opening Old Sexual Assault Cases?
If you have been wrongly accused of assault and/or battery, there are a number of defenses that can be employed to help prove your innocence. Work with an Assault and Battery Defense Attorney Working with a defense attorney will help ensureContinue reading Wrongly Accused of Assault and/or Battery?
Fire Chief Mark Ladas is facing charges of grand theft for participating in a financial scheme along with his wife. Grand Theft of $35,000 According to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office, Ladas, chief of San Mateo County’s Central CountyContinue reading Fire Department Chief Facing Grand Theft Charges