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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…

1st Circuit Reverses Felony Convictions - Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

Overview – Important Federal Circuit Decision On January 9, 2018, the 1st Circuit issued an important decision for the criminal justice system, and for Eber Rivera, who may have been wrongfully convicted of Armed Assault with Intent to Murder a…

Dept of Education Rescinds College Sexual Assault Regulations

The US Department of Education, led by Betsy Devos, announced today that it has reversed Obama-era directives regarding college campus sexual assault investigations. The Department of Education issued new temporary rules that allow and encourage, but…
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NH Marijuana Decriminalization - Almost Here!

After many years of unsuccessful efforts by NH legislators who are Democrats, Republicans and Independents… the NH House and Senate have finally passed a marijuana possession decriminalization Bill that is now awaiting the Governor’s sign…

Client Freed from Prison - Motion for New Trial Granted

On March 28, 2017, the Hon. Justice Diane Nicolosi of the Merrimack County Superior Court granted the Motion for New Trial that we filed and litigated in a hearing on February 22, 2017 on behalf of Dr. Foad Afshar. The Court vacated Dr. Afshar’s c…

Nuts and Bolts of Criminal Law-coming soon

On Friday, September 23, 2016, Ted Lothstein and Deputy Rockingham County Attorney Patricia LaFrance will be the Co-Chairs and faculty for a Continuing Legal Education seminar sponsored by the New Hampshire Bar Association: The Nuts and Bolts of Cri…

Three Day Jury Trial Ends in Not Guilty Verdicts on all Counts.

Ted Lothstein Wins Not Guilty Verdicts We are thrilled to report that on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, as published in this morning’s Monadnock Ledger newspaper, Jess Burt was found not guilty by jury of all charges pending against her.  Backgr…

Winning Strategies Seminar - and Drug War Reform

On January 28-30, Ted Lothstein and Richard Guerriero flew out to San Antonio, Texas for a three-day federal criminal defense continuing legal education course entitled “Winning Strategies Seminar” and presented by the Administrative Off…

Firm News - Jury Trial ends in Acquittal

This week, Richard and I tried a three-day Negligent Homicide jury trial in Hillsborough-South Superior Court. On Wednesday, after one hour deliberation, the jury came back NOT GUILTY. State Originally Charged Client with Manslaughter When this case…

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…

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