" From what I've been told, in the absence of a drug registry in Ohio, prospective Cleveland customers might be better advised to check in with the waitstaff at several downtown drinking holes. Proceed to argue as best you can that he should be allowed to withdraw the plea you worked out?Continue reading "Friday Roundup" » , by Russ Bensing You've worked out what you think is a good plea for your client, but come sentencing he wants to back out of it, claiming you "pressured" him into taking it. Respond to his allegations that you pressured him into taking it?Each have expectations of being a strong quarterback at the next level, but none are considered Ohio State targets.Four others — Nix, Daniels, Howell and Duggan — were former Ohio State targets who no longer appear to be considering the Buckeyes.Continue reading "What's Up in the 8th" » , by Russ Bensing The Kansas connection.I did a post on Monday on sex offender registration, but most lawyers know that registries aren't limited to those offenses. Tennessee registers animal abusers, and Utah has one for white collar crimes. Kansas has decided to take this one step further, and has created a drug offender registry, which now includes 4,600 people.Lynch was convicted at the second go-around, and right after that, I got contacted. The 8th District decided otherwise last Thursday, and on Friday I got another extensive email from the juror, detailing how Jeff Gamso, one of the top appellate lawyers in the state - Jeff's sat at the Big Boys table in the Supreme Court in D. a time or two - had screwed up the case, and complaining that Gamso hadn't replied to any of the seventeen emails the juror had sent him. Jones begins, "Defendant-appellant appeals the imposition of consecutive sentences following his ninth and tenth convictions for rape." Not difficult to see where that's going. Williams, where Williams, convicted of raping someone under the age of 13, claims that the court shouldn't have relied on his earlier conviction of raping someone under the age of 13 in determining that he was a sexual predator.
It's also hard to see a problem with giving fifteen years to a guy who raped two women on separate occasions.Join us every night for a daily recap of Ohio State recruiting news, insight on what’s happening behind the scenes and a glimpse at what’s coming next.It’s when Trent Dilfer, a former Super Bowl-winning quarterback who helps run the Elite 11 Finals for the country’s top high school quarterbacks, can’t narrow down the QBs on hand to the titular Elite 11 and instead rolls with 12., by Russ Bensing There was a dustup between Michael Hawthorne and James Cooperwood; something about Hawthorne stealing Cooperwood's duffel bags, the situation aggravated by the fact that Cooperwood was dating the woman with whom Hawthorne had three children.Hawthorne came over to the house where Cooperwood and the girlfriend stayed, and on his way downstairs to meet Hawthorne, Cooperwood grabbed a baseball bat and announced that he was "about to bust the bitch's head open." Shots rang out shortly thereafter, and Cooperwood learned to his chagrin that he had brought a baseball bat to a gunfight.247Sports published an exclusive report on Monday, releasing the names of the final dozen quarterbacks who will advance to The Opening Finals on June 30 in Texas.Note: All rankings used in the list below come from the 247Sports composite rankings.Or you could repeatedly call your client a liar, remind the judge that the competency report indicated he was malingering, advise the judge that your client was trying to manipulate the court, tell the judge that the evidence against him was so overwhelming that a plea was his only real option, and ask that his motion be rejected.Recruiting never stops, and if you take a day off, you fall behind.Other quarterbacks who competed in the event, but did not make the top dozen performers include 4-star quarterbacks Grant Gunnell and Dwan Mathis (Michigan State commit).Land of 10 has been speaking with journalists, coaches, players and other sources who were on hand for the Elite 11 showcase of many of the nation’s top quarterbacks.