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March 2016 Archives

New FOIA Documents Confirm FBI Used Dirtboxes on Planes Without Any Policies or Legal Guidance

Great article below from the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an organization doing wonderful work related to privacy issues and the United States Government.  Here is some new information they have leaned.  You can access their article and website here.  

Supreme Court Extends Second Amendment To Include Stun Guns

Here is a Washington Tribune article on an interesting case in which the Supreme Court of the United States has expanded the Second Amendment to include stun guns.  Here, the stun gun was used in Massachusetts by a woman to protect herself from a dangerous and abusive boyfriend.  In a Concurrence, Justice Samuel Alito wrote:

TIM ZERILLO GETS TWO GROSS SEXUAL ASSAULT CHARGES DISMISSED FOR A CLIENT WHO HAD BEEN SENTENCED TO 16 YEARS IN PRISON

HZW Shareholder Attorney Tim Zerillo recently had a wonderful result in a very serious case. Our client had been sentenced to 16 years in prison for two Class A Gross Sexual Assault charges. His case had been reversed by the Supreme Court and was set for retrial.

Strong Endorsement for Tim Zerillo

Hallett, Zerillo & Whipple Shareholder Attorney Timothy Zerillo received a strong endorsement on AVVO recently for a seasoned lititgator in another firm.  The endorsement said: "Attorney Zerillo is the type of lawyer you go to when everything in your world is at stake. He's that kind of attorney."