Neil Rockind Achieves A Not Guilty In One Of The Biggest Cases of His Career
06/05/2017 04:30 PM On May 31st, 2017, a jury in Oakland County found Charles Warren not guilty of Reckless Driving Causing Death, Leaving the Scene of an Accident Causing Death, and Careless Driving Causing Death, in a case that received national attention. Mr. … Continue reading
DNA return in case dismissals should be automatic, says Bloomfield Hills defense attorney
09/30/2016 03:45 PM Bloomfield Hills-based attorney Neil Rockind says innocent people shouldn’t have to ask for what’s already theirs. That’s why he’s calling on Michigan legislators to be tougher with a Michan Senate bill dealing with the return of DNA evidence for individuals … Continue reading
Do Not Doubt Rockind Law
08/23/2016 07:39 PM I’m a bit biased and what I’m about to say may make me sound a bit narcissistic, but I never doubt what our firm, ROCKIND LAW, is capable of – and neither should you. Day in and day out, Neil Rockind, … Continue reading
Lab error taints thousands of state police alcohol cases with inaccurate data
08/23/2016 05:30 PM A calibration error in 4,001 alcohol cases resulted in inaccurate records in some of them, drawing criticism from defense attorneys, and forcing prosecutors to take a second look. An examination of the cases, where testing was done at Michigan State Police labs, showed some results were incorrect … Continue reading
Michigan House votes to study marijuana limit for drivers
04/27/2016 01:45 PM LANSING – A bill advancing in Michigan’s Legislature may set the stage for setting a legal limit for driving under the influence of marijuana. The House voted 107-1 Tuesday to create a commission to research and recommend a threshold of … Continue reading
Bashara attorney files motion for Gentz to testify in hopes of getting new trial
03/24/2016 06:06 PM DETROIT – The Bob Bashara epic continues. Bashara’s attorney filed a motion for a writ requesting to have convicted murderer Joe Gentz brought from prison to testify before the court in the hope that Gentz’s new testimony would lead to a … Continue reading
THE COVERUP: FROM THE INSIDE OUT
03/24/2016 02:46 PM Introduction Like out of a movie, we recently caught a police narcotics section engaging in a coverup and misconduct.   I’m not talking about theories of a coverup where people articulate or allege a coverup or misconduct and I’m not talking about … Continue reading
U.S. Supreme Court declines to referee state disputes over marijuana
03/21/2016 02:43 PM The U.S. Supreme Court declined on Monday to take up a lawsuit filed by two neighboring states of Colorado over its legalization of marijuana. Nebraska and Oklahoma said Colorado’s decriminalization has “increased the flow of marijuana over their borders,” forcing … Continue reading
Marijuana charge against Green Grow owner dismissed
03/09/2016 09:33 PM A judge dismissed marijuana-related charges against a South Lyon businessman whose Livingston County homes were used by a friend to grow marijuana for medicinal purposes. Jeffrey William Mote’s attorney sought the dismissal after a preliminary exam yielded no “reliable evidence” … Continue reading
Appellate judge pleads guilty, in private, in airport gun-possession case
03/09/2016 03:12 PM A Michigan Appeals Court judge waived arraignment and pleaded guilty Tuesday, in private, to a misdemeanor gun-possession charge. It concerned the loaded handgun reportedly found by Detroit Metropolitan Airport security screeners last month in the carry-on luggage of Judge Henry … Continue reading