Matthew G. Kaiser

Matthew G. Kaiser

The Kaiser Law Firm PLLC

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Short Wins - Public Defender Withdrawals Of Two Kinds

Last week was an active week in the federal appeals courts. Perhaps most interesting - especially to those who are concerned about the state of our federal public defenders - is the Second Circuit's opinion in United...more

4/11/2013 - Child Pornography Federal Budget Firearms Illegal Drugs Jury Instructions Mental Hospitals Public Defenders Sequestration Sex Offenders

Short Wins - More On The Federal Defender Budget Mess And The Withering Sixth Amendment

Two wins in the Eighth Circuit - nice. Other than that, it's a whole lot of resentencing news. In news related to last week's short wins post, though, where I lamented that Assistant Federal Public Defenders will be...more

4/1/2013 - Confrontation Clause Federal Budget Federal Sentencing Guidelines Illegal Gun Possession Public Defenders Right To Counsel Sequestration Sixth Amendment Spending Cuts Witness Unavailability

When FBI Agents (Allegedly) Talk In The Hallway; Or Why Even A Lawyer Should Not Talk To The FBI If There's A Real Estate Fraud...

Marc Engelmann was accused of conspiracy to commit bank and wire fraud, as well as bank and wire fraud. He was convicted at trial after some very shady stuff might have happened between two FBI agents. The Eighth Circuit...more

1/29/2013 - Bank Fraud Conspiracies FBI Sequestration

Short Wins - Mayan Apocalypse Edition; The World Didn't End, But There Are New Cases On Restitution, Health Care Fraud, Federal...

One would have thought that, with the end of the world predicted for Friday of last week, our nation's appellate courts would have spent their last week on Earth with family or friends, rather than cranking out wins for folks...more

12/26/2012 - Abuse of Discretion Bank Fraud Fraud Healthcare Restitution Sentencing Sequestration Stalking

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