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Judge Reduces Sentence Of Man After Supreme Court Ruling

Posted by Steve Karimi | Oct 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Washington Supreme Court handed down its opinion in the case of State v. Houston-Sconiers in March of 2017. According to the Seattle Times, in that case, the court “gave trial judges unfettered discretion to depart from standard sentences and mandatory enhancements in place for adult defendan...

Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument In Plea Agreement Case

Posted by Steve Karimi | Oct 06, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Supreme Court recently started its newest term, hearing arguments on various cases covering various matters. In the first week of argument, the court heard the case of Class v. United States which dealt with what claims are waived when a defendant pleads guilty to charge. The case originated...

Second Teen Chooses To Plead Guilty In Slender Man Case

Posted by Steve Karimi | Sep 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

It was recently announced that the second young perpetrator in the “Slender Man” case, Morgan Geyser, is going to accept a plea deal rather than go to trial. This announcement comes just a month after the other perpetrator, Annissa Weier, pleaded guilty to a lesser charge. Both defendants and the...

New Miranda Warning For Juvenile Offenders In King County

Posted by Steve Karimi | Sep 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Most everyone is aware of Miranda warnings from TV and movies. Since the 1966 case of Miranda v. Arizona, these warnings have been used by law enforcement agencies to inform a person who is in custody of his or her Fifth Amendment rights. According to the Seattle Times, the conventional warning g...

Arrest Made In Case of Missing Man

Posted by Steve Karimi | Sep 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Seattle Times reported that about a man employed at a marijuana shop in Spokane County who was kidnapped at gunpoint while he was working in the store. The abduction occurred on a Sunday afternoon earlier this month from Lucid Marijuana, which is located in Cheney. According to witnesses, pri...

Two Defendants On Trial For Murder See Charges Dropped

Posted by Steve Karimi | Sep 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

It is important for defendants to remember that what they have been charged with is not always what they will end up being convicted of. Charges are dismissed at various stages of a criminal case for a variety of different reasons. Even when a defendant goes to trial, charges can still be dropped...

Thirty Years of DNA Evidence

Posted by Steve Karimi | Aug 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

It has been thirty years since DNA was first used to convict a suspect in a criminal case. Since that time, DNA evidence has become an integral part of the criminal justice system in the United States, including Washington. DNA has been used by both the prosecution to secure a conviction and by t...

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