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Insights and Ideas into Ohio Criminal Case Defense Strategy

When you are facing Ohio criminal charges, you need the experience and insights of a seasoned, professional Columbus criminal defense attorney. Adam Nemann understands every aspect of criminal law and provides the information and advice you need to make the right decisions about your case. Learn more here through our blog posts.


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10/25/2016
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VIDEO: A ROBBERY SUSPECT SUED AFTER AN OFFICER'S KICK BROKE HIS JAW

He lifted his right leg and kicked Medina-Pena in the face. The suspect crumpled to the ground, his jaw broken, three teeth gone.

Category: Violent Crimes

9/23/2016
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IDENTICAL TWIN DROPS BOMBSHELL: I COMMITTED MURDER, NOT MY BROTHER

"I didn't have the strength to come forward," Smith said. "I thought it was the job of the police to catch me."

Category: Violent Crimes

9/22/2016
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REJECTING VOODOO SCIENCE IN THE COURTROOM

The U.S. has relied on flawed forensic-evidence techniques for decades, falsely convicting many.

Category: Violent Crimes

9/9/2016
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WHITE HOUSE REPORT CONCLUDES THAT BITE-MARK ANALYSIS IS JUNK SCIENCE

To date, 25 wrongful arrests or convictions have been linked to bite-mark analysis and additional cases are still pending in the courts, according to the Innocence Project.

Category: Violent Crimes

8/16/2016
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UNCOVERING THE CHICAGO POLICE COVER-UP

This spring, a task force appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel found that the department was plagued by systemic racism and still operated with contempt for the lives of black citizens.

Category: Violent Crimes

8/15/2016
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MAN SPENT 28 YEARS IN PRISON FOR MURDER- NOW, THE ACCUSER, HIS FRIEND, SAID HE LIED.

Small’s childhood friend who was the key witness against him in the 1988 trial, contacted the North Carolina Center on Actual Innocence with a shocking admission

Category: Violent Crimes

8/12/2016
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JUSTICE DEPARTMENT: POLICE REGULARLY VIOLATED CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS

The report concludes that the relationship between the police department and Baltimore's residents is "broken" and said that investigators discovered ...

Category: Violent Crimes

7/26/2016
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UNLOCKING IPHONE: POLICE ASKED 3D PRINTING LAB TO RECREATE DEAD MAN'S FINGERS

A man was murdered, and the police think there might be clues to who murdered him stored in his phone. But they can’t get access to the phone without a print...

Category: Violent Crimes

6/9/2016
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VICTIM'S 'BLINKS' IN HOSPITAL BED LEAD TO MURDER CONVICTION

A murder trial featuring video of a paralyzed shooting victim blinking to identify his assailant ended this week with a conviction.

Category: Violent Crimes

6/8/2016
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WHEN DNA IMPLICATES THE INNOCENT

The criminal justice system’s reliance on DNA evidence, often treated as infallible, carries significant risks

Category: Violent Crimes

2/26/2016
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WHAT THIS EXONERATION MEANS FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

There is a looming crisis in forensic science that promises to plunge the American system of criminal justice into disarray.

Category: Violent Crimes

2/3/2016
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FLAWED HAIR ANALYSIS TESTIMONY LEADS TO NEW TRIAL

The court found that the hair examiner's testimony was "enormously influential" and material to the convictions.

Category: Violent Crimes

12/16/2015
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MURDER CONVICTIONS WERE BASED ON OUTDATED ARSON SCIENCE, PROSECUTORS SAY

Prosecutors in the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office will ask a judge today to overturn the arson and felony murder convictions of three men convicted in a 1981 fire that killed a woman and her five children.

Category: Violent Crimes

10/29/2015
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FAMILY OF MURDERED WOMAN ASKS LAWMAKERS TO MAKE STRANGLING A FELONY IN OHIO

The family of a woman strangled by her husband, then allegedly murdered by him months later are asking lawmakers to make strangling a felony.

Category: Violent Crimes

10/13/2015
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CHARGES DROPPED AGAINST WOMAN WHO STRUCK HUSBAND WITH CAR

Felony charges have been dropped against a Pickerington school teacher who authorities say caused her husband’s death when she hit him with a car during a dispute.

Category: Violent Crimes

10/7/2015
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OHIO BILL WOULD KEEP INFO SECRET ON DOMESTIC-VIOLENCE VICTIMS

To protect themselves and keep their addresses private, survivors of domestic violence might not register a car with the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles or register to vote — things other people take for granted.

Category: Violent Crimes

8/25/2015
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CENTRAL OHIO MAN ENTERS ALFORD PLEA IN GIRL'S DEATH

Court officials say an Ohio man convicted in the 2013 beating death of his girlfriend’s 4-year-old daughter has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Category: Violent Crimes

5/26/2015
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PROSECUTOR JAILED FOR WRONGFULLY CONVICTING INNOCENT MAN

In Texas, former prosecutor and judge Ken Anderson pled guilty to intentionally failing to disclose evidence in a case that sent an innocent man, Michael Morton, to prison for the murder of his wife

Category: Violent Crimes

5/5/2015
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JUNK SCIENCE AT THE F.B.I.

For 14 years, the F.B.I.'s "elite" forensic hair-sample analysts testified wrongly in favor of the prosecution, in 257 cases, or 96 percent of the time.

Category: Violent Crimes

1/27/2015
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DEFENDING THOSE ACCUSED OF UNTHINKABLE CRIMES

Take on someone accused of a terrible crime, get to know his background intimately, and then persuade the judicial system to spare his life, ... "It’s a hell of a fight as a defense lawyer,"

Category: Violent Crimes

11/12/2013
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EX-PROSECUTOR GETS JAIL FOR WRONGFUL CONVICTION

Official exoneration is no longer so unusual in Texas, where 45 inmates have been exonerated in the last decade based on DNA evidence.

Category: Violent Crimes

11/2/2013
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MASS SHOOTINGS: Maybe What We Need Is A Better Mental-Health Policy

Mass shootings generate sensational media coverage, yet most media have failed to connect the dots with regard to mental health

Category: Violent Crimes

10/17/2013
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PRISON WRONGLY RELEASES 2 CONVICTED MURDERERS

Authorities now say prison officials were duped by the court documents, which included a fake motion from a prosecutor and a judge's forged signature

Category: Violent Crimes

9/27/2013
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SPOUSAL PRIVILEGE DOESN'T APPLY TO WOMAN IN SAME-SEX PARTNER'S TRIAL

Defendant Bobbie Jo Clary and her domestic partner, Geneva Case, entered into a civil union in Vermont in 2004. Both women argued that their constitutional...

Category: Violent Crimes