Incarceration time – Virginia criminal lawyer on misdemeanor release dates
Incarceration time and convictions are what my clients and I fight mightily to avoid. Nonetheless, as a Virginia criminal attorney, I know that the jails have inmates, and they want to know when they will be released. In Virginia, non-mandatory minimum jail release dates are...
Contested Sentencing is a Gamble, says Criminal Lawyer Jon Katz
Contested sentencing in Virginia is a gamble. Unless the criminal defendant and prosecutor enter a plea deal involving an agreed sentence that binds the judge, the only sentencing guarantee is that the judge is prohibited from sentencing beyond the statutory maximum.
Arrested undocumented & deportable people make ICE’s job easier
Arrested undocumented and deportable people make ICE's deportation job easier, because jail authorities in Virginia and beyond give access to immigration authorities about non-United States citizen detainees.