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Acusaciones Formales Basado Solo En Evidencias De Oídas

Hace unos dias jueces en México han detenido temporalmente la extradición de Joaquín Guzmán Loera, [more]

Mexico halts extradition of Joaquín Guzmán Loera

Judges in Mexico have temporarily halted the extradition of Joaquín Guzmán Loera,  “El Chapo,” pending [more]

Supreme Court Rules Against Freezing Assets Not Tied to Crimes

By Adam Liptak - March 30, 2016 For the New York Times The Supreme Court’s ruling on [more]

La Corte Suprema decide no congelar activos que no sean ganancias de crímenes

Por Adam Liptak – 30 de marzo de 2016 Para el diario The New York Times [more]

Interview with David Zapp regarding Jorge 40’s Expulsion From the Peace and Justice Commission

TTP: “What did you think of Jorge 40 being kicked out of the Peace and [more]

Entrevista con David Zapp sobre la expulsión de Jorge 40 de la Comisión de Paz y Justicia

TTP: “¿Qué pensó usted al respecto a que a Jorge 40 lo hayan sacado de [more]

Paramilitary Leader “Jorge 40” Sentenced to198 Months

In sentencing the high-ranking commander of the AUC, Judge Walton rejected the government’s argument that [more]

Líder paramilitar “Jorge 40” condenado a 198 meses

Al imponer la condena al Comandante de las AUC, el Juez Walton rechazó el argumento [more]

Guidelines Do NOT Determine Sentence

The Federal Sentencing Guidelines do not determine the sentence. A law, 18 United States Code [more]

Acusaciones Formales Basado Solo En Evidencias De Oídas

Hace unos dias jueces en México han detenido temporalmente la extradición de Joaquín Guzmán Loera, [more]

Mexico halts extradition of Joaquín Guzmán Loera

Judges in Mexico have temporarily halted the extradition of Joaquín Guzmán Loera,  “El Chapo,” pending [more]

Supreme Court Rules Against Freezing Assets Not Tied to Crimes

By Adam Liptak - March 30, 2016 For the New York Times The Supreme Court’s ruling on [more]

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Although the firm handles all types of criminal cases, we specialize in narcotics and money laundering cases and we practice almost exclusively in the Federal Courts of New York, New Jersey, and Washington, D.C. However we have represented clients in Federal courts all over the United States and Puerto Rico. Mr. Zapp is fluent in Spanish, born and reared in the Republic of Panama and attending Columbia College and Columbia Law School in New York City. Mr. Zapp also travels to Latin America where he counsels defendants awaiting extradition in Latin America.

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Mexico halts extradition of Joaquín Guzmán LoeraComment Now/Opina ya! »

Judges in Mexico have temporarily halted the extradition of Joaquín Guzmán Loera,  “El Chapo,” pending the outcome of appeals filed this week by Mr. Guzmán’s lawyers. The appeals argue in part that some of the accusations are based on hearsay rather than direct evidence.

I don’t know why lawyers in Colombia and elsewhere do not raise […]

Supreme Court Rules Against Freezing Assets Not Tied to CrimesComment Now/Opina ya! »

By Adam Liptak – March 30, 2016

For the New York Times

The Supreme Court’s ruling on Wednesday arose from the prosecution of a Florida woman for Medicare fraud that, according to the government, involved $45 million in charges for unneeded or nonexistent services.

The government may not freeze assets needed to pay criminal defense lawyers if the […]

Interview with David Zapp regarding Jorge 40’s Expulsion From the Peace and Justice CommissionComment Now/Opina ya! »

TTP: “What did you think of Jorge 40 being kicked out of the Peace and Justice Commission for not cooperating?”

David Zapp – “I think it was the best example of chutzpah.”

TTP: “What’s chutzpah?”

David Zapp – “It’s the Hebrew word for “nerve” like when a man is accused of murdering his parents and then falls on […]

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