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Our victory profiled in the New Republic magazine

The Victory on Appeal In October, I posted about our victory on appeal in the Afshar case, based on the misconduct of a biased juror. After a therapist was convicted by juror of assaulting a young patient in his office, he hired our firm, we conducte…

Victory on Appeal, and Dismissal, for Therapist Wrongfully Accused

In our most recent and perhaps our greatest victory, we won an appeal granting a new trial to a beloved and esteemed therapist wrongfully accused of sexual assault by a client.  The Decision by the New Hampshire Supreme Court On October 12, 2018, th…

NH Supreme Court Argument Makes Front Page

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…

Federal Court Reverses Drug Convictions -Prosecutorial Misconduct

The Court’s Ruling On February 3d, 2017, the First Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston reversed felony drug convictions for conspiracy to smuggle cocaine from Puerto Rico to the continental United States, because of the prosecutor’s improp…

NH Supreme Court oral argument coverage

Last week, Richard Guerriero was before the New Hampshire Supreme Court, presenting oral argument in an appeal from a jury’s guilty verdicts of reckless second degree murder, assault by prisoner and falsifying physical evidence. You can click t…

NHSCt Affirms Creative Weapon for War on Drugs

Felony Drug Conviction for Landlord of Drug Dealer Can a homeowner be convicted of a drug felony, for allowing a tenant to sell drugs on the property, where the homeowner never possessed drugs, had no control over the drugs, and had no involvement in…

First Circuit Orders Sentence Reduction

Court Orders Sentence Reduction underAmendment 782 Effective November 1, 2014, Amendment 782 to the United States Sentencing Guidelines, the so-called “Drugs Minus Two Amendment” reduced the guidelines for all federal drug offenses by two…

First Circuit Affirms Drug Convictions

Boston Court Issues Published Decision in Case Handled by Lothstein Guerriero, PLLC On November, 4, 2015, the First Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston issued a published decision in an appeal handled by Ted Lothstein, United States v. Sean Brown, No.…

When to Bring an Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Claim

Can an ineffective assistance of counsel claim be brought on direct appeal? Last week, the First Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a conviction on “direct appeal”, because the defendant’s criminal defense attorney provided “…

2015 Appellate Advocacy CLE - a Success!

Yesterday, April 8, 2015,  Ted Lothstein and fellow appeals lawyer Doreen F. Connor of the Manchester, NH law firm Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer, PC served as co-chairs for the Appellate Advocacy CLE (Continuing Legal Education seminar) pres…

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