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"Juicio" es una mala palabra

Por Johanna Zapp Lo siguiente es parte de un artículo que apareció en el diario New [more]

Trial is a Bad Word

By Johanna Zapp This is part of an article that appeared in the New York Times [more]

¿Qué Importancia Tiene Mi Pauta de Sentencia?

Por David Zapp y Johanna Zapp Las pautas son como la política. Depende de donde te encuentres. [more]

How Important Is My Guideline?

By David Zapp and Johanna Zapp Guidelines are like politics. Depends on where you are. In [more]

FISCALES ANULAN ACUERDO DE COOPERACION CON EL TESTIGO PRINCIPAL EN JUICIO FEDERAL POR DROGAS

Prensa Asociada, Noviembre 15, 2016  “NUEVA YORK.- En presencia del jurado en una corte federal de [more]

Prosecutors Nix Deal With Star Witness in Federal Drug Trial

Associated Press, November, 15, 2016. “NEW YORK —With Manhattan federal court jurors watching, an Assistant U.S. [more]

LIBERENLOS!

Editorial, New York Times, Diciembre 7, 2016 La Constitución de Estados Unidos concede al Presidente autoridad, [more]

Free Them!

Editorial, New York Times,  December 7, 2016 The Constitution gives presidents nearly unlimited authority to grant [more]

"La Segunda Opinión"

NY Times, Página Uno, Domingo 31 de  Julio, 2016 "En Octubre 2014, Steve Cara pensó navegar fácilmente a través de [more]

"Juicio" es una mala palabra

Por Johanna Zapp Lo siguiente es parte de un artículo que apareció en el diario New [more]

Trial is a Bad Word

By Johanna Zapp This is part of an article that appeared in the New York Times [more]

¿Qué Importancia Tiene Mi Pauta de Sentencia?

Por David Zapp y Johanna Zapp Las pautas son como la política. Depende de donde te encuentres. [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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“Juicio” es una mala palabraComment Now/Opina ya! »

Por Johanna Zapp

Lo siguiente es parte de un artículo que apareció en el diario New York Times recientemente.  El mismo habla de la decadencia de los juicios con jurado en nuestros tribunales. Hace poco estuve en la Radio Pública Nacional  para tratar exactamente este tema. Yo comentaba sobre cómo los acusados están aterrorizados ante la […]

Trial is a Bad WordComment Now/Opina ya! »

By Johanna Zapp

This is part of an article that appeared in the New York Times recently. It talks about the decline of jury trials in our courts. I was recently on National Public Radio talking about this exact issue. I was commenting on how defendants are terrified at the notion of going to trial. An […]

How Important Is My Guideline?Comment Now/Opina ya! »

By David Zapp and Johanna Zapp

Guidelines are like politics. Depends on where you are. In “Red” (Republican-Conservative) federal districts, guidelines will apply more frequently. In “Blue” (Democratic-Liberal) districts, “below-guideline” sentences will be the order of the day.

Let’s take New York City and Miami/Tampa. New York City is blue, blue, blue.  Trump didn’t even bother to […]

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