ATTORNEYS AT KASSIUS BENSON LAW, P.A. OBTAIN SUPPRESSION OF EVIDENCE & DISMISSAL IN CASE INVOLVING OVER 500 GRAMS OF MARIJAUNA

ATTORNEYS AT KASSIUS BENSON LAW, P.A. OBTAIN SUPPRESSION OF EVIDENCE & DISMISSAL IN CASE INVOLVING OVER 500 GRAMS OF MARIJAUNA April 20, 2017 – Congratulations to Kassius Benson, Senior Counsel who obtained suppression of evidence and dismissal of a charge of 1st Degree Possession of over 500 pounds of marijuana seized in Fergus Falls, Minnesota in the… Read more »

Divided Supreme Court Strikes Down Rule Barring Evidence of Juror Racial Bias in Peña-Rodriguez v. Colorado

U.S. Supreme Court: Jurors’ Expressions of Overt Racial Bias during Deliberations no Longer Shrouded in Secrecy. While many may have accepted defeat by the familiar and recurring evil of racial bias in the criminal justice system, Defendant Miguel Angel Peña-Rodriguez, resilient in his innocence, persisted. Although Mr. Peña-Rodriguez is still yet to be fully vindicated,… Read more »

THE RIDDLE OF PRISON SENTENCES IN THE UNITED STATES

Check out this New York Times article on asking whether too many people are sent to prison and referencing a recent Brennan Center Report titled “How Many Americans are Unnecessarily Incarcerated?”