Pompeo New Director of CIA

January 25, 2017

Mike Pompeo is the new Director of the CIA. The far right Kansas Republican has, in the past, defended CIA officials who engaged in torture, calling them patriots. During his conformation hearing he acknowledged that he would be open to altering the 2015 law prohibiting the government from using techniques…

The Need For An Experienced Trial Attorney

January 10, 2017

 The following case illustrates what can happens when your trial attorney does not have a basic understanding of the Federal Rules of Evidence. In this case the Defense attorney did not understand how to impeachment a witness by a prior conviction, Evidence Rule 609, and how to challenge the testimony…