Jason D. Lamm Attorney at Law A Boutique Criminal Defense Firm Serving Phoenix
    • Don't Listen To The Media - They Don't Know What Sexual Assault Means In Arizona

      In the wake of Hollywood notables and political wannabes being outed for their past sexual predilections, the term “sexual assault” has been used in the media more than it ever has before. But whether ...

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    • Would Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey Get a Pass For Sexual Assault In Arizona?

      In recent weeks, Phoenix has two new residents, albeit unwanted and uninvited. Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey are both in the Valley of the Sun to get intensive therapy as a result of being accused ...

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    • How Long Does a Criminal Case Last?

      Having a pending criminal case can be an overwhelming and stressful thing. Your future goals or freedoms could be on the line. You might have trouble concentrating at work, sleeping at night, or even ...

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    • How Will An Order Of Protection Affect My Gun Rights

      One of the most common questions that a criminal defense attorneys is asked is "how will an Order of Protection affect my gun rights." To answer this question, let's break the answer into bite size ...

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    • Israeli National Gets Time Served for Kidnapping of Tempe Infant

      Oren Cohen, the man who last year was charged with kidnapping of a Tempe infant was sentenced to time served and ordered returned to Israel. Cohen was visiting with friends last year and was drinking ...

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    • Pardon Me, Mr. President

      Where does the President’s pardon power come from legally? Amid the President’s pardon of former Maricopa County Sheriff, Joe Arpaio, many people are talking about the decision, but few understand the ...

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    • How Long Does a Criminal Case Last?

      Having a pending criminal case can be an overwhelming and stressful thing. Your future goals or freedoms could be on the line. You might have trouble concentrating at work, sleeping at night, or even ...

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    • Hollywood Depicts Domestic Violence Lawyers Completely Wrong

      If you are a fan of crime shows, you have probably seen this portrayal on TV; the shady and slippery “bad guy” attorney, willing to do anything for a paycheck, defends the brutal scumbag accused of ...

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    • Orders of Protection: The Bastard Child of Arizona Criminal Law

      Not long ago, I testified as an expert witness in an Arizona Supreme Court hearing. After being cross-examined – and not in a particularly successful manner – the presiding judge asked me a question: ...

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    • What to Do When You've Received a Letter from OFAC

      When most people get a letter from OFAC – the Office of Foreign Asset Control – they are initially paralyzed with fear and utter an expletive that sounds a lot like the agency’s acronym. Once this ...

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    • Proof that American Drug Dealers Hate the Metric System

      Back in elementary school, many of us learned the metric system. How much do I weigh in kilograms? How many liters of gas will it take to fill my tank? But let’s be honest, the metric system is about ...

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    • How Long Does a Criminal Case Last?

      Having a pending criminal case can be an overwhelming and stressful thing. Your future goals or freedoms could be on the line. You might have trouble concentrating at work, sleeping at night, or even ...

      Read More
    • What to Do When You've Received a Letter from OFAC

      When most people get a letter from OFAC – the Office of Foreign Asset Control – they are initially paralyzed with fear and utter an expletive that sounds a lot like the agency’s acronym. Once this ...

      Read More
    • Proof that American Drug Dealers Hate the Metric System

      Back in elementary school, many of us learned the metric system. How much do I weigh in kilograms? How many liters of gas will it take to fill my tank? But let’s be honest, the metric system is about ...

      Read More
    • What to Do When You Are Charged with a Felony in Arizona, When You Don't Live in Arizona

      It happens all the time; maybe you’re on vacation, maybe you’re on a business trip, or maybe you’re just up to monkey business. Of the millions of people that visit Phoenix every year, hundreds if not ...

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    • Finding the Right Federal Criminal Defense Attorney

      If you or someone close to you is being investigated for or being charged with a crime in federal court, finding the right federal criminal defense attorney is a serious and important decision. While ...

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    • Claiming Fraud is Like Screaming "Fire" in a Crowded Theater

      Having defended numerous fraud allegations in both state and federal court, there is no question that the quickest way to cover your own tracks is by accusing another person of fraud – particularly ...

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    • When the Government Takes Your Toys...

      It’s bad enough when you commit a crime and have to pay the price, but what’s worse is that the government takes your toys as an additional punishment. This, of course, is known as asset forfeiture. A ...

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    • Real Patriots Applaud Aaron Hernandez's Acquittal

      If you are asking me at a personal level whether Aaron Hernandez should have been found guilty, my answer is “hell yes.” If you are asking me at a professional level, I’ll tell you that justice is in ...

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    • Could Harambe The Gorilla Be Charged With Attempted Murder?

      By now, we’ve all seen it. A really dumb parent put her young child on a rail overlooking the enclosure for Harambe the Gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo. Truth is, it could have Cincinnati, Phoenix, or ...

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    • A Glimpse into Representing a Falsely Accused Domestic Terrorist

      By now, everybody has heard of the I-10 Freeway Shooter case. During August and September of 2015, someone was randomly committing drive-by shootings on Phoenix Freeways. But from the minute Leslie ...

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    • Would Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey Get a Pass For Sexual Assault In Arizona?

      In recent weeks, Phoenix has two new residents, albeit unwanted and uninvited. Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey are both in the Valley of the Sun to get intensive therapy as a result of being accused ...

      Read More
    • Arpaio Found Guilty; Will He Ever Do Jail Time?

      Now that a federal judge in Phoenix, Arizona has found former Maricopa County Sheriff, Joe Arpaio, guilty of criminal contempt of court, the big question everyone is asking is will the 85 year old ...

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    • Real Patriots Applaud Aaron Hernandez's Acquittal

      If you are asking me at a personal level whether Aaron Hernandez should have been found guilty, my answer is “hell yes.” If you are asking me at a professional level, I’ll tell you that justice is in ...

      Read More
    • Don't Listen To The Media - They Don't Know What Sexual Assault Means In Arizona

      In the wake of Hollywood notables and political wannabes being outed for their past sexual predilections, the term “sexual assault” has been used in the media more than it ever has before. But whether ...

      Read More
    • Would Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey Get a Pass For Sexual Assault In Arizona?

      In recent weeks, Phoenix has two new residents, albeit unwanted and uninvited. Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey are both in the Valley of the Sun to get intensive therapy as a result of being accused ...

      Read More
    • How Long Does a Criminal Case Last?

      Having a pending criminal case can be an overwhelming and stressful thing. Your future goals or freedoms could be on the line. You might have trouble concentrating at work, sleeping at night, or even ...

      Read More
    • Round Pegs In Square Holes

      It defies the laws of science, nature, and physics. Round pegs just don't fit into square holes. But then again, criminal defense attorneys - be they in Phoenix, Arizona or elsewhere - were never ...

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    • Stanford Rape Case Sparks Social Outcry for Better Consent Education

      In the wake of Brock Turner’s release, public media attention has turned to the steady rise in campus sexual assaults. In a study published by the American Institutes for Research, reported sex crimes ...

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    • The Rest of Bill Cosby's Life Hangs on the Phrase "When There's Smoke, There's Fire."

      Recently, a Philadelphia judge found that there was probable cause for Bill Cosby to stand trial on rape charges . The prosecution contends that years ago, the 78-year-old actor drugged a woman and ...

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    • Can the Securities and Exchange Commission Bring Criminal Charges?

      Insider trading is no joke. When individuals or entities utilize material information not available to the public in order to gain an advantage in the buying or selling or stocks, options, or ...

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    • How Long Does a Criminal Case Last?

      Having a pending criminal case can be an overwhelming and stressful thing. Your future goals or freedoms could be on the line. You might have trouble concentrating at work, sleeping at night, or even ...

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    • Forgery Penalties in Arizona

      What Constitutes as Forgery? Forgery occurs when an individual creates a fake document, modifies an existing document, or the unauthorized signing of a signature without authorization. The type of ...

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