Foster v. Humphrey: Supreme Court to hear issue of excluding black jurors at trial

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  Court Agrees to Hear Matter Pertaining to Exclusion of Black Jurors in Georgia Murder Trial – Foster v. Humphrey The famous U.S. Supreme Court case of Batson v. Kentucky in 1986 ruled that prosecutors could not use peremptory challenges (the dismissal of jurors without having to state a valid cause) during a criminal trial… Read more »

SCOTUS Update: Restitution in Child Pornography Cases Must Be Limited

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  Supreme Court ruling Outlines Limits on Child Pornography Restitution Should those who download child porn pay the victims?   A while back, I wrote a couple blogs about the legal battle concerning restitution between people who have pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography and the victims in the photographs. See here and here…. Read more »

What is Boykinization?

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New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney   Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. — Criminal Defense Attorney New Orleans Serving Clients in Orleans Parish, St. Tammany Parish, St. John Parish, St. James Parish, St. Bernard Parish, St. Charles Parish, Assumption Parish, Tangipahoa Parish, Terrebonne Parish, Plaquemines Parish and Jefferson Parish.   Boykinization is a term sometimes used to… Read more »

Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Case On Child Porn Victim Restitution

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Child Pornography Defense New Orleans   Elizabeth B. Carpenter — New Orleans Criminal Attorney   If you are facing a Sex Crime charge in Louisiana for Possession, Production, Distribution of Pornography Involving Juveniles, it is imperative that you speak with an experienced New Orleans Sex Crime Defense Attorney.  American culture has created a witch hunt atmosphere for those accused of… Read more »

United States Supreme Court Cases To Follow This Week — Criminal Defense Attorney New Orleans

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By: Elizabeth B Carpenter New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney   Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. — New Orleans Premiere Criminal Defense Attorney   Serving Clients in Orleans Parish, St. Tammany Parish, St. John Parish, St. James Parish, St. Bernard Parish, St. Charles Parish, Assumption Parish, Tangipahoa Parish, Terrebonne Parish, Plaquemines Parish and Jefferson Parish.   The… Read more »