Sentence for accused ‘greedy butcher’ surgeon ‘truly up for grabs’ (Press – WDIV)

egal expert weighs in on Dr. Aria Sabit's impending punishment

Sentence for accused ‘greedy butcher’ surgeon ‘truly up for grabs’ Legal expert weighs in on Dr. Aria Sabit’s impending punishment     DETROIT – Sentencing day is looming for Dr. Aria Sabit, whom prosecutors have called a greedy butcher, in reference to his willingness to perform unnecessary spinal surgeries in order to line his pockets with millions of dollars in cash. “There is no other explanation to what he did

Rockind Law Takes On Defense In Bar 7 Shooting Case

Rockind Law and Neil Rockind have undertaken the defense of one of two brothers in the Bar 7 shooting case in Southfield, Michigan.  The story has received a lot of media attention and coverage in the news.  CandG News covered the hearing in this article: Bond reduction denied for Bar 7 shooting suspects Trial set for February By Kayla Dimick Posted December 21, 2016 SOUTHFIELD — The two brothers who

Rockind Law And Client Stand Our Ground In Forfeiture Case And Prevail

Noel Erinjeri, our client and I refuse to pay a ransom for property wrongfully seized

Today, Rockind Law is proud to report that we have won a stand-off with the a local municipality that had illegally seized and withheld our client’s property. It is a testament to our client’s willingness to fight for what he believed was right and our willingness to refuse to compromise and engage in a stand-off with the government. In the end, the government blinked and our client won. You ready

Press: Medical Marijuana Program Fees Paying For Enforcement (Metro Times)

Medical marijuana fees fund Michigan’s War on Drugs By Lee DeVito @leedevito It turns out that Michigan’s medical marijuana patient fees — the $60, (previously $100) two-year cost for most patients — have made the Michigan Medical Marihuana Fund flush with cash. And to return the favor, state law enforcement has tapped that fund to aggressively crack down on marijuana. It’s like a snake eating its own tail — or

Victory In Conspiracy Case: Client Thanks

It was a daunting task: client charged with conspiracy in a major controlled substance case.  He faced prison. A lot of prison.  He’s home now.  After a hotly contested couple of days, the charges were dismissed.  Our client took time to reflect and then sent us some kind thanks:  Man just wanted to tell you thanks again you help me stay home with my children and family and that means

Rush To Judgment: An Analysis Of Public Comments Following The Arrest Of A Man In The Wayne State University Police Shooting Case

State acknowledges that man was wrongly arrested and charged

The public had rushed to judgment of DeAngelo Davis, the man wrongly arrested for the murder of Wayne State University officer Colin Rose.  A look at some of the comments on new sites reveals an ugly and often times racist rush to judge Davis guilty before anyone had ever looked at the evidence in his case.  This is scary stuff for those facing trials in challenging and difficult cases with

WDIV Legal Expert Commentary On Macomb County Jail Death (Video)

Macomb County Jail death: Woman jailed after not having $500 to pay court Jennifer Meyers dies serving 30-day sentence for being behind on child support MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. – New details have emerged in the Defenders investigation of a woman who died while serving a 30-day sentence in the Macomb County Jail. Jennifer Meyers, 37, was sentenced to 30 days in jail for being behind on her child-support payments. The

The Dismissal, Part 2:

5 Years Of Aggressive Criminal Defense Leads To 2nd Dismissal

In 2011, our firm obtained an improbable dismissal (victory) in a case in which our client was wrongly charged with Operating While Intoxicated due to Controlled Substances.  During a stop, the police claimed to have used advanced roadside impaired driving enforcement (ARIDE) techniques to arrest our client for intoxicated or impaired driving.  Not so fast, we argued.  During our cross examination of the arresting officer we established that: the ARIDE

Matthew McConaughey to star as Rick Wershe’s father in ‘White Boy’ Rick movie

Matthew McConaughey to star as Rick Wershe’s father in ‘White Boy’ Rick movie DETROIT – Superstar actor Matthew McConaughey will star as Rick Wershe’s father in a movie about the story of “White Boy” Rick, Local 4 Defender Kevin Dietz has confirmed. Filming for the movie is scheduled to being in Detroit and Cleveland in March. Scott Franklin is producing the movie. He’s won awards for movies, including “Black Swan”

White Collar Criminal Defense – Update

Rockind Law and Neil Rockind Take on Federal Income Tax Fraud and Wire Fraud Case

On Thursday of this week, Rockind Law and Neil Rockind, criminal defense attorney and local television expert, entered an appearance in a federal case in which two (2) men were charged with participating in a scheme to defraud the government by engaging in tax fraud and wire fraud.  This white collar crime case is the sort that is typically prosecuted in the federal court system.  Both men were charged after

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