Category Archives: Criminal Law

Pretrial Release Is Wrong. Terrorism Is Clearly A Danger To The Community.

Pretrial Release Is Wrong. Terrorism Is Clearly A Danger To The Community. Marina Medvin The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com. About a week ago, authorities responded to a report of children living in New Mexico in filthy conditions, starving, and exposed to physical dangers. What […]

Don’t Mistake Police for Private Counsel

Don’t Mistake Police for Private Counsel Marina Medvin The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com. As a lawyer, I see cases where people mistake police for their own, personal counselors. People call the police and expect police officers to solve their problems. Police officers aren’t counselors. […]

Clinton’s Lawyers Get To Meet Unicorns

Clinton’s Lawyers Get To Meet Unicorns Marina Medvin The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com. This may sound like a defense lawyer’s fantasy — government counsel trusts you to voluntarily hand over incriminating evidence against your client, while understanding that your ethical duty is to protect […]

Leftist Professor Defaced Family Home of NRA’s Chris Cox

Leftist Professor Defaced Family Home of NRA’s Chris Cox Marina Medvin The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com. I watched as stone-faced Patricia W. Hill, a “Research Assistant Professor” from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was found guilty on May 21, 2018, of a misdemeanor crime for […]

Cosby found GUILTY after prosecutors shamed him for exercising trial rights

In Rendering Guilty Verdict, Did The Cosby Jury Rely On Policy Or On The Facts And The Law? Marina Medvin The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com. Bill Cosby was found guilty on all 3 counts of aggravated indecent assault for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea […]

Clinton’s donors could still face an investigation over $84 million campaign finance scandal

Clinton’s donors could still face an investigation over $84 million campaign finance scandal by Marina Medvin  | April 20, 2018 A pro-Trump political action committee filed a complaint in December with the Federal Election Commission alleging that Hillary Clinton’s campaign laundered $84 million in contributions from big-name donors, such as Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, […]

There Is No Such Thing As ‘Newsworthy’ Exception To Attorney-Client Confidentiality

There Is No Such Thing As ‘Newsworthy’ Exception To Attorney-Client Confidentiality Marina Medvin President Trump and his supporters made headway in accusing the Federal government of violating or endangering attorney-client privilege.They’re not wrong. The attorney-client privilege is recognized by our Supreme Court as one of the oldest recognized privileges for confidential communications. See Hunt v. […]

Why Clinton’s Donors May Be Investigated In $84 Million Money Laundering Scheme

Why Clinton’s Donors May Be Investigated In $84 Million Money Laundering Scheme by Marina Medvin A pro-Trump political action committee has filed a complaint with the FEC alleging the Hillary Clinton campaign laundered $84 million in contributions from big-name donors, such as Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, filmmaker Steven Spielberg, and designer Calvin Klein. The complaint […]