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Jan
17
Dec
21
Senate passes GRACE Act Providing Federal Prisoners Alternate Avenue Other than Bureau of Prisons to Seek Compassionate Release

The Senate passed the “GRACE” Act on December 18, 2018 which allows federal prisoners eligible for compassionate release to seek relief in federal court if they run into opposition from the Bureau of Prisons.

The proposed Act provides federal prisoners the ability to file a motion under 18 USC 3582 for a reduction of sentence if the Bureau of Prisons fails to grant compassionate release within 30 days from the prisoner's request. this is a HUGE development and would reverse the Bureau of Prison's historic position of stalling or failing to act on request's of prisoners who are terminally ill.


Dec
21
Aug
04
"Science Day" of Actual Innocence Seminar Complete

"Science Day" of the Actual Innocence seminar hosted by the TCDLA is in the books. There were fantastic and thought proviking presentations on secondary DNA transfer and latent fingerprints. Nicole Casarez also presented an excellent session on ethical duties of a criminal defense attorney and a prosecutor in actual innocence cases using the Anthony Graves case (out of the United States Southern District of Texas Galveston Division) as a backdrop. In the Anthony Graves case, he was convicted and sentenced to death for a murder he did not commit. The prosecutor lied and suppressed key evidence. Mr. Graves was exonerated and the prosecutor was eventually disbarred.

Overall, the seminar was very good with lots of new pointers from those in ...


Aug
02
Aug
02
Kingsbury Law Firm Receiving Top Notch Training on Actual Innocence

The Kingsbury Law Firm is in Austin to attend the Actual Innocence seminar hosted by the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA) which is funded partly by a grant from the Innocence Project. We are looking forward to intense training on working to free the wrongfully convicted. Sessions will focus on the development of the practical skills necessary to win in this critical area of legal practice. We will be blogging live from the 2-day event. For more information, go to TCDLA Actual Innocence

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Jul
21
The new Kingsbury Law Firm Website

Welcome to the new website for the Kingsbury Law Firm! We are excited about the site and the functionality and information it provides.


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The Kingsbury Law Firm

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1300 Bay Area Boulevard

Suite B150-27

Houston, Texas 77058

Telephone: (832) 315-0070

Fax: (281) 946-5455

Contact us at:  info@kingsburylawfirm.com

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1300 Bay Area Boulevard

Suite B150-27

Houston, Texas 77058

Telephone: (832) 315-0070

Fax: (281) 946-5455

Contact us at:  info@kingsburylawfirm.com

Service Only:  service@kingsburylawfirm.com

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