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Igor Litvak

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Criminal, DUI-DWI, Civil & Human Rights, Misdemeanor, Traffic

Igor Litvak is a practicing attorney in the state of New York. He graduated from Rutgers with his J.D. in 2012. He currently works for the The Litvak ... (more)

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Michael J. Redenburg

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Misdemeanor, Felony, DUI-DWI, Employee Rights, Personal Injury

Mr. Redenburg's practice concentration areas include criminal defense, civil rights litigation including false arrest & stop and frisk, unemployment i... (more)

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Arkady Bukh

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Criminal, DUI-DWI, Felony, Misdemeanor, White Collar Crime

Bukh Law Firm P.C. is a New York City Criminal Law firm specializing in federal crimes, felony or misdemeanor criminal defense, sex crimes, violent cr... (more)

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Leonard X. Gillespie

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Accident & Injury, Criminal
Also admitted in New York Eastern and Southern Federal Districts

Leonard X. Gillespie is a practicing attorney serving Brooklyn, New York.

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Lee Bergstein

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DUI-DWI, Felony, Misdemeanor, Residential Real Estate, Litigation
Using my experience as a state and city prosecutor, I fight tirelessly for my clients.

Lee Bergstein was a city and state prosecutor for almost nine years before starting Bergstein Flynn. During his time at the New York State Office of t... (more)

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Lowrance Fisher

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Courtney Davy

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Michael Anthony Delakas

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Civil & Human Rights, Criminal, Motor Vehicle, Immigration, Identity Theft
Retired NYPD Detective, Former Federal Contract Investigator

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George A. Vomvolakis

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Criminal, DUI-DWI, Felony, Misdemeanor

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John Mazzella

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LEGAL TERMS

VENIREMEN

People who are summoned to the courthouse so that they may be questioned and perhaps chosen as jurors in trials of civil or criminal cases.

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE (DUI)

The crime of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, including prescription drugs. Complete intoxication is not required; the l... (more...)
The crime of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, including prescription drugs. Complete intoxication is not required; the level of alcohol or drugs in the driver's body must simply be enough to prevent him from thinking clearly or driving safely. State laws specify the levels of blood alcohol content at which a person is presumed to be under the influence. Also called driving while intoxicated (DWI and drunk driving).

NOLO CONTENDERE

A plea entered by the defendant in response to being charged with a crime. If a defendant pleads nolo contendere, she neither admits nor denies that she committ... (more...)
A plea entered by the defendant in response to being charged with a crime. If a defendant pleads nolo contendere, she neither admits nor denies that she committed the crime, but agrees to a punishment (usually a fine or jail time) as if guilty. Usually, this type of plea is entered because it can't be used as an admission of guilt if a civil case is held after the criminal trial.

PROSECUTE

When a local District Attorney, state Attorney General or federal United States Attorney brings a criminal case against a defendant.

PRESUMPTION OF INNOCENCE

One of the most sacred principles in the American criminal justice system, holding that a defendant is innocent until proven guilty. In other words, the prosecu... (more...)
One of the most sacred principles in the American criminal justice system, holding that a defendant is innocent until proven guilty. In other words, the prosecution must prove, beyond a reasonable doubt, each element of the crime charged.

ELEMENTS (OF A CRIME)

The component parts of crimes. For example, 'Robbery' is defined as the taking and carrying away of property of another by force or fear with the intent to perm... (more...)
The component parts of crimes. For example, 'Robbery' is defined as the taking and carrying away of property of another by force or fear with the intent to permanently deprive the owner of the property. Each of those four parts is an element that the prosecution must prove beyond a reasonable doubt.

INSANITY

See criminal insanity.

JURY NULLIFICATION

A decision by the jury to acquit a defendant who has violated a law that the jury believes is unjust or wrong. Jury nullification has always been an option for ... (more...)
A decision by the jury to acquit a defendant who has violated a law that the jury believes is unjust or wrong. Jury nullification has always been an option for juries in England and the United States, although judges will prevent a defense lawyer from urging the jury to acquit on this basis. Nullification was evident during the Vietnam war (when selective service protesters were acquitted by juries opposed to the war) and currently appears in criminal cases when the jury disagrees with the punishment--for example, in 'three strikes' cases when the jury realizes that conviction of a relatively minor offense will result in lifetime imprisonment.

SELF-INCRIMINATION

The making of statements that might expose you to criminal prosecution, either now or in the future. The 5th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution prohibits the go... (more...)
The making of statements that might expose you to criminal prosecution, either now or in the future. The 5th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution prohibits the government from forcing you to provide evidence (as in answering questions) that would or might lead to your prosecution for a crime.

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

People v. Hawkins

... The issue common to these otherwise unrelated criminal appeals is the preservation for this Court's review of defendants' challenge to the legal sufficiency of the evidence. ... A grand jury indicted all three defendants for criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree. ...

People v. Kalin

... from the glove compartment. Defendant and the other occupants of the car were arrested for criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree and unlawful possession of marijuana. At his arraignment the ...

People v. Sparber

... 464 Kaye Scholer LLP, New York City (David Klingsberg and Max Schwartz of counsel), and Legal Aid Society, Criminal Practice Division (Steven Banks, Seymour James and Andrew Fine of counsel), for Legal Aid Society, amicus curiae in the five above-entitled actions. ...