As reported in the Concord Monitor today, the NH ACLU has issued a press release criticizing Plymouth State University and Newfound Regional High School for punishing public employees that supported a professional colleague in a criminal sentencing h…
On June 27, an oral argument in one of our appeals received widespread coverage in the news – front page of the Concord Monitor, Union Leader, and WMUR.
The Oral Argument and Lower Court Ruling
In an oral argument before all five Justices of…
On May 14, 2018, the United States Supreme Court unanimously held that the 4th Amendment right against unreasonable searches and seizures protects the driver of a rental car, even if the driver was not listed as an authorized driver on the rental agr…
In Hooksett District Court, Client charged with DWI, 2d Offense. Attorney Lothstein first wins Client’s ALS hearing on the merits, saving him from a 2-year consecutive license suspension. Then, on the eve of trial, Attorney Lothstein, a DUI lawyer in NH, secures plea to Reckless Driving, saving Client from mandatory jail time, a mandatory 7-day alcohol abuse program, mandatory ignition interlock for one year, and a mandatory 3-year license suspension. Before Client hired Attorney Lothstein, he faced a 5 year license suspension. Thanks to this amazing series of victories, he received a total license suspension of 60 days!
In State v. Charles Glenn, a published opinion decided December 10, 2014, the New Hampshire Supreme Court vacated a number of serious felony convictions arising out of the retrial after a hung jury, because the prosecution did not bring the charges in a timely fashion.In the first jury trial, the State charged Glenn only with first degree murder (acquitted) and second degree murder, which resulted in a hung jury. Before the second jury trial, the State added five more felony charges: Criminal Threatening, Attempted Armed Robbery, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, and two counts Falsification of Physical Evidence. The second jury convicted Glenn on all charges.The Court vacated all of the convictions, except for second degree murder. The Court held that the doctrine of mandatory joinder requires the prosecution to join all charges from the beginning of the prosecution.As you can see from the Court’s opinion, this ruling cut Glenn’s sentence by 10 years. Read the Court’s opinion in State v. Glenn (N.H. Dec. 10, 2014).Read More