Bill Cosby Found Guilty Of Aggravated Indecent Assault

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On behalf of Rosenblum Schwartz & Fry posted in Sex Crimes on Friday, April 27, 2018. Comedian Bill Cosby has been found guilty of three counts of aggravated indecent assault stemming from an incident where he was accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a former Temple University employee. The jury comprised of five men and seven women voted unanimously to convict.  The 80-year-old comedian was best known as “America’s Dad” for his role as Heathcliff Huxtable on the popular 1980’s sitcom, “The Cosby Show.” Before that, he developed a following through movie roles and standup comedy. In the early 2000’s he became a moral …

Recent DOJ Opioid Proposal Spotlights Problem, Penalties

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On behalf of Rosenblum Schwartz & Fry posted in Drug Crimes on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. How big is America’s prescription drug problem? Concededly, it is huge. Indeed, safety regulators, criminal law enforcers, health groups and advocates for the legions of Americans who languish behind bars following drug crimes convictions all attest to its vast dimensions. It is often termed a “crisis.” What underlies its occurrence? A problem so pernicious and widespread resists a quick and easy answer. Some commentators point to pharmaceutical companies as a primary source of the problem. Critics say they purposefully overproduce opioid drugs that are highly addictive, such as …

Suburban St. Louis Youth Pastor Faces Sex Crimes Charges

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On behalf of Rosenblum Schwartz & Fry posted in Sex Crimes on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. St. Louis suburb Clayton was recently rocked by news of the arrest of a former youth pastor. The 30-year-old pastor at the town’s Central Presbyterian Church was arrested and charged with child molestation and statutory sodomy. The University City resident was charged in St. Louis County Circuit Court with a single count of molestation and a pair of counts of statutory sodomy. According to court documents cited by the Post-Dispatch, the sex crimes allegedly occurred between March 1 and April 1 of this year. The newspaper also reports that the …

Critical Moment For Juveniles: When Miranda Rights Are Read

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On behalf of Rosenblum Schwartz & Fry posted in Drug Crimes on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. We passionately and aggressively represent both adults and juveniles in criminal law matters at the defense law firm of Rosenblum Schwartz & Fry in St. Louis, and readily distinguish between them in a fundamental way. So too do most people, of course, knowing adolescents lack the same degree of judgment and life experience that adults understandably possess. We note on our website that, “A big part of growing up is about trial and error and learning from those experiences.” A time when it is decidedly unwise for a minor …