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Sentence Reduction Under 3582c1A for Extraordinary and Compelling Reasons

U.S. v. Urkevich order, 03-cr-00037, Nebraska District Court, link to the order here: Urkevick order c1A Read More
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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… Read More
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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… Read More
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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… Read More
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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… Read More
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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… Read More
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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… Read More
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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… Read More
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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.… Read More
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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 “… Read More
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