Archive: Criminal Defense

12 Apr

Lost Your Job Because You Failed an Uber or Lyft Background Check? We Can Help

by Kelly & Soto Law in Criminal Defense

If you are a driver for Uber or Lyft who has been denied a background clearance certificate and pulled off the road because of a negative background check, you have a legal right to appeal. The driver background checks, while…

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19 Apr

Lazy Police Work Sets Criminal Free!

by Kelly & Soto Law in Criminal Defense
Criminal Defense in Boston

In a recent slip opinion released by the Supreme Judicial Court, defendant Joseph Perella was relieved of charges of armed robbery stemming from an incident that occurred more than twelve years ago. The relevant facts are as followed: In January…

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19 Apr

Is There an Interpreter in the House!?

by Kelly & Soto Law in Articles, Criminal Defense

In a recent decision handed down by the SJC, the court denied a defendant’s motion for a new trial on the grounds that the defendant failed to prove his plea proceedings were irregular. Interestingly enough, the defendant did not speak…

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19 Apr

Criminal Defendants and the Attorney’s Responsibility to Advance Insanity

by Kelly & Soto Law in Criminal Defense

Jury Selection in the trial for Nathaniel Fujita, of Wayland, MA, began Monday, February 11, 2013. Mr. Fujita is charged with the 2011 murder of his former girlfriend, Lauren Astley. According to prosecutors, Fujita met Ms. Astley at his home…

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