The Rape Shield Law in New York

In New York, there are limitations about the cross-examination of complaining witnesses about their sexual history. This evidentiary rule is commonly referred to as the “rape shield law.” It prohibits...

Parole Board Hearings in New York

If you have a loved one in prison, you may often think about if there is any way for him/her to be released from prison early. One way for your loved one to get home sooner is for him/her to have a su...
Trial of Off-Duty NYPD Officer

Don’t Be Fooled by Phony Awards for Legal Excellence

Have you visited a lawyer's website and thought, "Look at all of the awards he has earned! He must be a great lawyer!" He or she has badges from the American Academy of Trial Attorneys, the National A...