Posts Tagged 'John Contini'

John M. Castellano, Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer weighs in on “Challenged Los Angeles County Sheriff’s 4-Term Tenure”

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This is how to curb police and prosecutorial abuses: Hit ’em where it hurts, fire a few, cancel their contracts, claw-back overly generous retirement packages, make them think twice about breaking the law”—- Florida criminal defense lawyer John Castellano

 

Read the full article here:  http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/15/us/arrests-challenge-los-angeles-county-sheriffs-4-term-security.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20131215

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Prosecutors Draw Fire for Sentences Called Harsh

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“This is exactly why we need to fire many of our nation’s federal prosecutors and start all over again,” opines federal criminal defense lawyer John Castellano. “All 93 US Attorneys across the nation — the entire Justice Department, should institute a new policy of hiring ONLY former criminal defense lawyers as new federal prosecutors. The reason is simple: Once those former criminal defense lawyers become federal prosecutors, they won’t have to grow a conscience, and common sense says they’ll have ...

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Florida Craigslist Killer to Go to Supreme Court- John M. Castellano Criminal Defense Lawyer

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I’m a Florida criminal attorney defending folks for  years, so true crime stories don’t shock me anymore — but this one is sad on a couple of levels. Don’t ever allow yourself to get so sad or lonely, that you agree to meet with a potential “friend” or “date” you find on Craig’s list, not if you’d like to stay alive:

http://members.jacksonville.com/news/crime/2013-12-01/story/death-sentence-craigslist-killer-go-florida-supreme-court

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Breaking News: Congressman charged for “Cocaine Possession” -Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer John M. Castellano

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Drug felony congressmanThis breaking news story refers to the Congressman as “energetic” in “his freshman year as a lawmaker … ” Of course he was “energetic” … The same news reporters are telling us he just entered a guilty plea to buying cocaine! Might the cocaine have had something to do with the “energetic” Congressman’s reputation for moving fast through the Capitol? Hellooooo 🙂 Also quite interesting — and you don’t have ...

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Government shutdown could result in a crime boom, Florida criminal attorney warns

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Government shutdown could result in a crime boom, Florida criminal attorney warns

Ft. Lauderdale, Fl – Prominent criminal defense attorney John M. Castellano said Thursday (Oct. 3, 2013) an extended length Government Shutdown will have the unintended impact of increasing crime, similar to the tragic violence now unfolding in Washington DC.

Contini’s legal practice is recognized for successfully representing defendants in State and Federal cases involving murder, drugs, white-collar, sex, and federal crimes.

Contini said that if the shutdown continues, Americans can expect ...

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