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Memories of a Murder

DNA evidence exonerated six convicted killers. So why do some of them recall the crime so clearly? http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/06/19/remembering-the-murder-you-didnt-commit/amp

EXCLUSIVE: TV Client Sues Celebrity Attorney Gloria Allred for Fraud, Legal Malpractice

A former client of Gloria Allred has filed a lawsuit against the celebrity attorney for legal malpractice and fraud, claiming she negligently represented him during a case. Kyle Hunter, a local television weatherman, hired Allred to go after CBS for allegedly discriminating against him in favor of younger, attractive female meteorologists. His lawsuit filed on Tuesday contends Allred…Read More

Barnes Law files suit against Fusion Reporter for Defamation of Cassandra Fairbanks

Today in federal court Robert Barnes filed suit on behalf of pro-Trump journalist and political activist Cassandra Fairbanks of Big League Politics and formerly of Sputnik News. The complaint alleges that Emma Roller, a journalist for Fusion, defamed Fairbanks when Roller tweeted a photo that Fairbanks posted on social media following a White House press…Read More

Strickland Sentenced Today; Robert Barnes to Handle Appeal.

A sentencing report prepared for Judge Thomas Ryan recommends no prison time for Michael Strickland, though the judge could ignore the report. Strickland never has posed a threat to anyone, even the day he was forced to draw his weapon to defend himself against an onslaught of Portland Black Bloc outfitted anarchists and the ironically…Read More

From East Ridge paper route to Malibu lawyer, Robert Barnes shows legal, political pundit skills

Thump. Thump. Thump. That was the rhythmic sound that Robert Barnes remembers from the early dawn hours of his early childhood mornings. That was the sound the bundled Chattanooga Times would make as they hit the sidewalks and driveways of the East Lake homes while four-year old Robert Barnes rode alongside his father, Walter, who…Read More

Why Michael Flynn Asking for Immunity is Actually Good for Trump

Some news outlets suggest Donald Trump’s deposed former national security advisor Michael Flynn is reported to be volunteering testimony in exchange for full immunity. The fruitcakes in the Ruskie conspiracy left will assuredly see this as a prescient indicator of future impeachment. It ain’t. As a long-time criminal defense lawyer, this is more likely a…Read More

Comey Has Lost Our Trust and Should Recuse Himself From Trump Leaks Case

It is time for FBI Director James Comey to recuse himself from any investigation into illicit leaks and illegal use of intercepts of team Trump. An FBI agent should recuse himself from any investigation in which his involvement jeopardizes the apparent independence, integrity or impartiality of the investigation. As Comey summarized in his own published manual detailing…Read More

‘You’re Fired, Judge’: Sanctioning Federal Judges for Bad Behavior

The Constitution only allows federal judges to serve during “good behavior.” This “good behavior” limitation on judicial tenure derives from one of the oldest and most well-established legal principles of our founding and Englishlegal history. This limitation on appointed officials holding office pervades our founding revolutionary-era state constitutions. It’s time for Trump to consider activating the power…Read More

FLASHBACK: Sessions Got ‘Suddenly’ Booted by Clinton’s Attorney General Janet Reno in 1993

All Sessions Did In Replacing U.S. Attorneys Is What Clinton AG Reno Required of Sessions in 1993 The latest faux outrage seized the media-sphere this weekend when news reports noted Attorney General Sessions requested the resignation of those federal United States Attorneys that were yet to resign their posts, as is customary after a change…Read More

Liberal Law Professor Tribe Tweets That Trump Tweeting Is Impeachable (He’s Wrong)

A law professor once gave wise advice about the misuse and abuse of impeachment. “The lesson of this whole saga is that impeachment is not a tool you play with easily without casting more aspersion on yourself than on your target.” Who gave that prescient advice? Professor Laurence Tribe in 1999 to Ruth Marcus at…Read More

SNIPES FACED 16 YEARS IN PRISON UNTIL BARNES' DEFENSE LED THE JURY TO CLEAR SNIPES OF SERIOUS TAX CHARGES. HE IS THE THIRD CLIENT OF BARNES' WHO OBTAINED A STUNNING MAJOR OUTCOME WHERE THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FAILED TO WIN CONVICTIONS.

The New York Times

February 2
"Wesley Snipes cleared of serious charges"

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