A recent news article brought to light all the rape kits that were un tested in Idaho, and were outraged at the lack of support this seemed to show sexual assault victims.
What I find most interesting in the Ferguson case.
If the world was perfect, every defendant who was wrongfully charged would have his case dismissed. A recent news article reporting Republican Mark Patterson plea of guilt, back in 1974, sparked my interest on the matter of innocent men pleading guilty.
The Idaho Court of Appeals overturned a gun conviction in a case handled by Atkinson Law Office. Atkinson Law Office had filed a motion to dismiss in the case, and the trial court sided with the prosecution and denied the motion. The issue went up on appeal.
The rape statute to decriminalize sex between a young adult and a consenting minor, who are within 3 years of age, was changed in 2010. Prosecutors are still fighting to change this law back.
The George Zimmerman case, out in Florida, has caught my attention. Not for the controversy surrounding the alleged racial profiling, but more so regarding the stand your ground elements.
My thoughts on defending the constitution as a Criminal defense attorney in Idaho.
I am surprised at the level of passion people get about infamous criminal trials, how wrong they feel the jury verdict was when they know so very little about the case. No matter how much we read about a case in the news, we know very little of the actual evidence that was brought before the jury.
A mother of a missing child was giving a polygraph test to rule out any involvement in the case. Turns out she failed the test. What does that mean?
It’s a fact that the majority of people in prison are of lower economic standing. Why is this the case?
Although the Salem witch trials boggles our minds today, it appears the same hysteria surrounding our judicial system still exists and is just as dangerous.